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Publication Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004-13
Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimizations perceived by the victim to be committed by adolescents ages 12 to 17 during 2004-13.

Publication Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 20132014 - Statistical Tables
Describes background checks for firearm transfers conducted in 2014, including partial data for 2013, and presents estimates of firearm applications received and denied annually since the effective date of the Brady Act through 2014.

Publication Facility-level and Individual-level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012
This report examines facility impact on youth sexual victimization and also takes into account critical youth-level predictors.

Publication PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016
Describes the Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) activities to collect data and report on the incidence and effects of sexual victimization in correctional facilities, as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) (P.L. 108-79).

Publication Recidivism of Offenders Placed on Federal Community Supervision in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010
Examines the offending patterns of persons on federal community supervision in 2005 by offender characteristics and prior criminal history.

Publication Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993-2013
Presents data on persons employed by the nations sheriffs offices on January 1, 2013, and employment trends since 1993.

Publication Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993-2013
Discusses factors that have contributed to the growing number of older offenders in state prison, and examines changes in the sex, race, current offense, and sentencing characteristics of these offenders over time.

Publication Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2015
Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals.

Publication National Sources of Law Enforcement Employment Data
This report describes and compares three law enforcement employment data sources: 1) the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, 2) the Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll (ASPEP), and 3) the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (CSLLEA).

Publication Assessing Inmate Cause of Death: Deaths in Custody Reporting Program and National Death Index
Provides a technical review of the coverage and quality of inmate cause of death data collected under BJS's Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP).

Publication Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007–12
Presents national estimates of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported by correctional authorities in state juvenile correctional systems and local and private juvenile correctional facilities from 2007 to 2012.

Publication Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007–2012 - Statistical Tables
Presents jurisdiction- and facility-level counts of allegations and substantiated incidents of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contact, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported by juvenile correctional authorities from 2007 to 2012.

Publication Campus Climate Survey Validation Study Final Technical Report
Presents the results of a nine-school pilot test that was conducted to develop a campus climate survey that collects school-level data on sexual victimization of undergraduate students.

Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 2014
Presents statistics on persons supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States at yearend 2014, including offenders supervised in the community on probation or parole and those incarcerated in state or federal prison or local jail.

Publication Assessing the Coverage and Reliability of Subnational Geographic Identifiers in the NCVS Public-Use File
Examines the coverage and reliability of the NCVS sample in the subnational geographic areas that can be created from the public-use files by combining Census region, population size, and urbanicity.

Publication Evaluation of Direct Variance Estimation, Estimate Reliability, and Confidence Intervals for the National Crime Victimization Survey
Examines the feasibility of using direct variance estimation for the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).

Publication Developmental Estimates of Subnational Crime Rates Based on the National Crime Victimization Survey
Presents rates of violent and property crime victimization for the 50 states and select metropolitan statistical areas, generated using smallarea estimation (SAE) methods.

Publication Disabilities Among Prison and Jail Inmates, 2011–12
Presents the prevalence of disabilities among prison and jail inmates, detailing the prevalence of six specific disability types: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living.

Publication Census of Jails: Population Changes, 1999–2013
Presents state-level estimates of the number of inmates confined in local jails at year end 2013, by sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

Publication Veterans in Prison and Jail, 2011–2012
Presents counts and rates of veterans in state and federal prison and local jail in 2011 and 2012.

Publication Probation and Parole in the United States, 2014
Presents data on adult offenders under community supervision while on probation or parole in 2014.

Publication Police Use of Nonfatal Force, 200211
Presents data on the threat or use of nonfatal force by police against white, black, and Hispanic residents during police contact.

Publication Drug Offenders in Federal Prisons: Estimates of Characteristics Based on Linked Data
Presents a description of drug offenders in federal prison, including criminal history, demographics, gun involvement in the offense, and sentence imposed.

Publication Jails in Indian Country, 2014
Presents findings from the 2014 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 Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S. Prisons and Jails, 2011–12
Presents data on the use of restrictive housing in U.S. prisons and jails, based on inmate self-reports of time spent in disciplinary or administrative segregation or solitary confinement.

Publication Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005-2012
Examines patterns of federal sentencing disparity among white and black offenders, by sentence received, and looks at judicial variation in sentencing since Booker v. United States, regardless of race.

Publication Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2015
Describes the steps used in the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) formula calculation process and presents summary results of the fiscal year (FY) 2015 formula calculations.

Publication Assessment of Coverage in the Arrest-Related Deaths Program
Provides an executive summary of the Arrest-Related Deaths (ARD) component of the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP) technical assessment report. Data from the ARD represent a national accounting of persons who have died during the process of arrest, including homicides by law enforcement personnel and deaths attributed to suicide, intoxication, accidental injury, and natural causes.

Publication Victims of Identity Theft, 2014
Presents findings on the prevalence and nature of identity theft from the 2014 Identity Theft Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey.

Publication Multistate Criminal History Patterns of Prisoners Released in 30 States
Examines the multistate criminal history patterns of persons released from prisons in 30 states in 2005 and the characteristics of released prisoners whose criminal careers are in one or multiple states.

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