BJS http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm Latest publications, products and solicitations Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:08:08 GMT Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5704 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 7/26/2016, NCJ 249939, Steven W. Perry, <em>BJS Statistician</em> State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2013 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5684 (Publication) <br /> Presents findings on the basic training programs of more than 600 state and local law enforcement training academies, including data on program content, recruits, and instructors. <br /> 7/21/2016, NCJ 249784, Brian A. Reaves, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em> Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004&ndash;13 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5666 (Publication) <br /> Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimizations perceived by the victim to be committed by adolescents ages 12 to 17 during 2004&ndash;13. <br /> 7/7/2016, NCJ 249756, Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., Barbara A. Oudekerk, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statisticians</em> Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2013&ndash;2014 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5664 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 6/30/2016, NCJ 249849, Trent D. Buskirk, Ph.D., <em>Regional Justice Information Service</em>, Joseph M. Durso, <em>Regional Justice Information Service</em>, Ronald J. Frandsen, <em>Regional Justice Information Service</em>, Jennifer C. Karberg, <em>Regional Justice Information Service</em>, Allina D. Lee, <em>Bureau of Justice Statistics</em> Facility-level and Individual-level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5663 (Publication) <br /> This report examines facility impact on youth sexual victimization and also takes into account critical youth-level predictors. <br /> 6/28/2016, NCJ 249877, Allen J. Beck, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em>, Carol Bruce, David Cantor, John Hartge, Leanne Heaton, Weijia Ren, <em>WESTAT</em> PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5662 (Publication) <br /> 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). <br /> 6/28/2016, NCJ 249872, Allen J. Beck, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em> Recidivism of Offenders Placed on Federal Community Supervision in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5642 (Publication) <br /> Examines the offending patterns of persons on federal community supervision in 2005 by offender characteristics and prior criminal history. <br /> 6/21/2016, NCJ 249743, Matthew R. Durose, <em>BJS Statistician</em>, Joshua A. Markman, <em>BJS Statistician</em>, Ramona R. Rantala, <em>BJS Statistician</em>, Andrew D. Tiedt, Ph.D., <em>Former BJS Statistician</em> Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993&ndash;2013 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5622 (Publication) <br /> Presents data on persons employed by the nations sheriffs offices on January 1, 2013, and employment trends since 1993. <br /> 6/16/2016, NCJ 249757, Andrea M. Burch, <em>BJS Statistician</em> Aging of the State Prison Population, 19932013 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5602 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 5/19/2016, NCJ 248766, E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em>, William J. Sabol, Ph.D., <em>former BJS Director</em> Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2015 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5599 (Publication) <br /> Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. <br /> 5/4/2016, NCJ 249758, Lauren Musu-Gillette, <em>National Center for Education Statistics</em>, Barbara A. Oudekerk, <em>Bureau of Justice Statistics</em>, Anlan Zhang, <em> American Institutes for Research</em> National Sources of Law Enforcement Employment Data http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5600 (Publication) <br /> 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). <br /> 4/26/2016, NCJ 249681, Duren Banks, Joshua Hendrix, <em>RTI International</em>, Matthew Hickman, <em>Seattle University</em>, Tracey Kyckelhahn, <em>United States Sentencing Commission</em> Assessing Inmate Cause of Death: Deaths in Custody Reporting Program and National Death Index http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5601 (Publication) <br /> 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). <br /> 4/21/2016, NCJ 249568, Ingrid Binswanger, M.D., BJS Visiting Fellow, Patrick Blatchford, Ph.D., Colorado School of Public Health, E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician, Chris Ellis, RTI International, Margaret Noonan, BJS Statistician, Hope Smiley-McDonald, Ph.D., RTI International, Zhen Zeng, Ph.D, BJS Statistician Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007&ndash;12 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5560 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 1/28/2016, NCJ 249145, Allen J. Beck, Romana R. Rantala, <em>BJS Statisticians</em> Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007&ndash;2012 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5559 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 1/28/2016, NCJ 249143, Allen J. Beck, Ramona R. Rantala, <em>BJS Statisticians</em>