BJS http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm Latest publications, products and solicitations Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:45:48 GMT Interviewing Conditions in the National Crime Victimization Survey, 1993-2013 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5725 (Working Paper) <br /> Describes the circumstances under which interviews are conducted with persons in the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) from 1993 to 2013. <br /> 8/30/2016, Shannan M. Catalano National Survey of Prison Health Care: Selected Findings http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5705 (Publication) <br /> Presents findings on health care services in U.S. state prisons, including the number of participating states that provided health services to prisoners by type of service. <br /> 7/28/2016, NCJ 249781, Karishma A. Chari, Carol J. DeFrances, Laura M. Maruschak, Alan E. Simon 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 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 Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004-13 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 2004-13. <br /> 7/7/2016, NCJ 249756, Rachel E. Morgan, Barbara A. Oudekerk 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, Joseph M. Durso, Ronald J. Frandsen, Jennifer C. Karberg, Allina D. Lee 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 Facility-level and Individual-level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=5663 (Working Paper) <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, Carol Bruce, David Cantor, John Hartge, Leanne Heaton, Weijia Ren 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, Joshua A. Markman, Ramona R. Rantala, Andrew D. Tiedt Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993-2013 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 Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993-2013 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, William J. Sabol 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, Barbara A. Oudekerk, Anlan Zhang 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, Matthew J. Hickman, Tracey Kyckelhahn 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, Patrick Blatchford, E. Ann Carson, Chris Ellis, Margaret E. Noonan, Hope Smiley-McDonald, Zhen Zeng