BJS Latest publications, products and solicitations Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:49:45 GMT Criminal Victimization, 2015 (Publication) <br /> Presents national rates and levels of criminal victimization in 2015 and annual change from 2014. <br /> 10/20/2016, NCJ 250180, Rachel E. Morgan, Jennifer L. Truman Justice Assistance Grant Program, 2016 (Publication) <br /> 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) 2016 calculations. <br /> 9/29/2016, NCJ 250157, Alexia D. Cooper National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X) Initiative (Press Release) <br /> FBI and Bureau of Justice Statistics award $24.2 Million to Law Enforcement Agencies To Support National Crime-Reporting InfrastructureFunding is part of the 2016 National Crime Statistics Exchange initiative. <br /> 9/27/2016 Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012 (Publication) <br /> Describes type, location, and characteristics of all known problem-solving courts active in 2012. <br /> 9/15/2016, NCJ 249803, Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ramona R. Rantala, Suzanne M. Strong Interviewing Conditions in the National Crime Victimization Survey, 1993-2013 (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, NCJ 249682, Shannan M. Catalano National Survey of Prison Health Care: Selected Findings (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 (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 (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 (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, 20132014 - Statistical Tables (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 (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 (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, 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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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