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Press Release Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2013 - Statistical Tables
DEATHS IN LOCAL JAILS AND STATE PRISONS INCREASED FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Press Release Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology
AN ESTIMATED 32 PERCENT OF LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS WERE USING BODY-WORN CAMERAS IN 2013

Publication Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology
Presents findings on local police departments by population served in 2013, including comparisons with previous survey years.

Publication PREA Data Collection Activities, 2015
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79) requires the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of BJS for the preceding calendar year.

Press Release Jail Inmates at Midyear 2014
THE NATION'S JAILS HELD FEWER INMATES AT MIDYEAR 2014 COMPARED TO THEIR PEAK COUNT IN 2008

Publication Jail Inmates at Midyear 2014
Presents estimates of the number of jail inmates at midyear 2014 by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status.

Press Release Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2013 - Statistical Tables
VIOLENT CRIME RATE IN 2013 AGAINST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WAS MORE THAN DOUBLE THE AGE-ADJUSTED RATE FOR PERSONS WITHOUT DISABILITIES

Publication Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2013 - Statistical Tables
Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2013.

Press Release Local Police Departments, 2013: Personnel, Policies, and Practices
PERCENTAGE OF LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS WHO WERE RACIAL OR ETHNIC MINORITIES NEARLY DOUBLED BETWEEN 1987 AND 2013

Publication Local Police Departments, 2013: Personnel, Policies, and Practices
Presents findings on local police departments by population served in 2013, including comparisons with previous surveys dating back to 1987.

Publication Arrest-Related Deaths Program Assessment: Technical Report
Provides a technical assessment of the coverage of the Arrest-Related Deaths (ARD) component of the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP).

Publication Arrest-Related Deaths Program: Data Quality Profile
Provides a data quality profile of the Arrest-Related Deaths (ARD) component of the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP).

Publication Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts, 2012 - Preliminary
Presents data from the Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State and Local Government Finances and Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll.

Publication Medical Problems of State and Federal Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2011–12
Presents the prevalence of medical problems among state and federal prisoners and jail inmates, highlighting differences in rates of chronic conditions and infectious diseases by demographic characteristic.

Publication Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–12
Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).

Publication Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables
Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).

Publication Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables
Provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.

Publication Campus Law Enforcement, 2011-12
Presents findings from a BJS survey of campus law enforcement agencies covering the 2011-12 academic year.

Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 2013
Presents statistics on offenders supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States at yearend 2013, including offenders supervised in the community on probation or parole and those incarcerated in prison or local jail.

Publication Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-age Females, 1995-2013
Compares the characteristics of rape and sexual assault victimization against females ages 18 to 24 who are enrolled and not enrolled in college.

Publication Capital Punishment in the United States, 2013 - Statistical Tables
Presents information on persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2013, and persons executed in 2014.

Publication Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2012 - Statistical Tables
Describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2012. These statistical tables provide the estimated number of firearm applications and denials since the inception of the Brady Act in 1994 through 2012.

Publication Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008–2012
Presents findings from 2008 to 2012 on the relationship between households that were above or below the federal poverty level and nonfatal violent victimization, including rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault.

Publication Crimes Against the Elderly, 2003-2013
Presents estimates on property and fatal and nonfatal violent victimization against persons age 65 or older from 2003 to 2013.

Publication Probation and Parole in the United States, 2013
Presents data on adult offenders under community supervision while on probation or parole in 2013.

Publication Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000–2012 - Statistical Tables
Presents national and state-level data on the number of inmate deaths that occurred in local jails and state prisons, the distribution of deaths across jails, and the aggregate count of deaths in federal prisons.

Publication Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime
Examines victims' socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.

Publication Criminal Victimization, 2013 (Revised)
Presents 2013 estimates of rates and levels of criminal victimization in the United States. This bulletin includes violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property victimization (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft).

Publication The Nation's Two Crime Measures
Summarizes the U.S. Department of Justice's two primary statistical programs that measure the magnitude, nature and impact of crime in the nation.

Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2013
IN 2013 VIOLENT AND PROPERTY CRIME RATES DECLINED AFTER TWO YEARS OF INCREASES

Press Release Prisoners in 2013
IN 2013 THE STATE PRISON POPULATION ROSE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009

Publication Prisoners in 2013
Presents final counts of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities on December 31, 2013, collected by the National Prisoner Statistics Program.

Publication Violent Victimization in New and Established Hispanic Areas, 2007–2010
Examines violent victimization rates by victims race and ethnicity within four Hispanic areas from 2007 to 2010.

Press Release HISPANICS IN NEW HISPANIC AREAS EXPERIENCED HIGHER RATES OF VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION THAN IN OTHER AREAS
HISPANICS IN NEW HISPANIC AREAS EXPERIENCED HIGHER RATES OF VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION THAN IN OTHER AREAS

Publication Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2014
Describes the steps used in the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) formula calculation process and presents summary results of the FY 2014 formula calculations.

Publication Jails in Indian Country, 2013
Presents findings from the 2013 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of 79 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Publication The Nation's Two Measures of Homicide
Summarizes the United States' two national data collection systems related to homicide: the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Supplementary Homicide Reports and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Fatal Injury Reports.

Publication State Government Indigent Defense Expenditures, FY 2008–2012 - Updated
Provides data on state government indigent defense expenditures for fiscal years 2008 through 2012.

Publication Indigent Defense Services in the United States, FY 2008–2012 - Updated
Describes the indigent defense system for each state and the District of Columbia, including information on administration, methods of operation, and funding.

Publication Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2014
Describes Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) activities to collect and improve data on crime and justice in Indian country, as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act, 2010.

Publication Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts, 2009 - Final
Presents data from the Census Bureau's Annual Government Finance Survey and Annual Survey of Public Employment.

Publication Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts, 2010 - Final
Presents data from the Census Bureau's Annual Government Finance Survey and Annual Survey of Public Employment.

Publication Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts, 2011 - Preliminary
Presents data from the Census Bureau's Annual Government Finance Survey and Annual Survey of Public Employment.

Publication Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends
Uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to examine the seasonal patterns in violent and property crime victimization in the United States from 1993 to 2010.

Publication Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2013
Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals.

Publication Capital Punishment, 2012 - Statistical Tables (Revised)
Presents characteristics of persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2012, and persons executed in 2012.

Press Release Bureau of Justice Statistics receives policy impact award
WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and its data collection agents will receive the 2014 Policy Impact Award from the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for their innovative and salient efforts to measure sexual victimization in correctional facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act, 2003 (PREA).

Publication PREA Data Collection Activities, 2014
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-79) requires the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) for the preceding calendar year.

Publication Jail Inmates at Midyear 2013 - Statistical Tables (Revised)
Presents estimates of the number of jail inmates at midyear 2013, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status.

Publication Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 30 States in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010
Examines the 5-year post-release offending patterns of persons released from state prisons in 2005 by offender characteristics, prior criminal history, and commitment offense.

Press Release Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 30 States in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010
3 IN 4 FORMER PRISONERS IN 30 STATES ARRESTED WITHIN 5 YEARS OF RELEASE

Press Release Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003–2012
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACCOUNTED FOR ABOUT A FIFTH OF ALL VIOLENT VICTIMIZATIONS BETWEEN 2003 AND 2012

Publication Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003–2012
Presents estimates on nonfatal domestic violence from 2003 to 2012. Domestic violence includes victimization committed by current or former intimate partners (spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends), parents, children, siblings and other relatives.

Press Release Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2012 - Statistical Tables
1.3 MILLION NONFATAL VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN 2012, UNCHANGED FROM 2011

Publication Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2012 - Statistical Tables
Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2012.

Publication Hate Crime Victimization, 2004–2012 - Statistical Tables
Presents counts and rates of hate crime victimization in 2012, using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).

Press Release Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2012 - Statistical Tables
U.S. RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED ABOUT 293,800 HATE CRIME VICTIMIZATIONS IN 2012 UNCHANGED FROM 2004

Press Release Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities, 2009-11
ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION IN PRISONS AND JAILS ROSE FROM 2009 TO 2011; SUBSTANTIATED INCIDENTS REMAINED STABLE

Publication Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities, 2009–11
Presents counts of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Publication Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009–11 - Statistical Tables
Presents jurisdiction- and facility-level counts of allegations and substantiated incidents of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported by correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Press Release Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009–11 - Statistical Tables
ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION IN PRISONS AND JAILS ROSE FROM 2009 TO 2011; SUBSTANTIATED INCIDENTS REMAINED STABLE


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