BJS Latest publications, products and solicitations Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:20:19 GMT Probation and Parole in the United States, 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents data on adult offenders under community supervision while on probation or parole in 2014. <br /> 11/19/2015, NCJ 249057, Thomas P. Bonczar, Danielle Kaeble, Laura Maruschak, <em>BJS Statisticians</em> Police Use of Nonfatal Force, 2002&ndash;11 (Publication) <br /> Presents data on the threat or use of nonfatal force by police against white, black, and Hispanic residents during police contact. <br /> 11/14/2015, NCJ 249216, Elizabeth Davis, Shelley Hyland, Ph.D., Lynn Langton, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statisticians</em> Drug Offenders in Federal Prisons: Estimates of Characteristics Based on Linked Data (Publication) <br /> Presents a description of drug offenders in federal prison, including criminal history, demographics, gun involvement in the offense, and sentence imposed. <br /> 10/27/2015, NCJ 248648, William Adams, Julie Samuels, Sam Taxy, <em>Urban Institute</em> Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S. Prisons and Jails, 2011&ndash;12 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 10/23/2015, NCJ 249209, Allen J. Beck, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em> Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005&ndash;2012 (Working Paper) <br /> Examines patterns of federal sentencing disparity among white and black offenders, by sentence received, and looks at judicial variation in sentencing since <em>Booker v. United States</em>, regardless of race. <br /> 10/22/2015, Christina Dyous, M.A., Ryan Kling, M.A., Jeremy Luallen, Ph.D., William Rhodes, Ph.D. Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2015 (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) 2015 formula calculations. <br /> 10/20/2015, NCJ 249105, Alexia D. Cooper, Ph.D., Shelley S. Hyland, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statisticians</em> Assessment of Coverage in the Arrest-Related Deaths Program (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 10/8/2015, NCJ 249099, Duren Banks, Ph.D., Lance Couzens, <em>RTI International</em>, Michael Planty, Ph.D., <em>Bureau of Justice Statistics</em> Victims of Identity Theft, 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents findings on the prevalence and nature of identity theft from the 2014 Identity Theft Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey. <br /> 9/27/2015, NCJ 248991, Erika Harrell, Ph.D.,<em> BJS Statistician</em> Multistate Criminal History Patterns of Prisoners Released in 30 States (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 9/24/2015, NCJ 248942, Alexia D. Cooper, Ph.D., Matthew R. Durose, Howard N. Snyder, Ph.D.,<em> BJS Statisticians</em> Prisoners in 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents final counts of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities on December 31, 2014, collected by the National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) program. <br /> 9/17/2015, NCJ 248955, E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., <em>BJS Statistician</em> Criminal Appeals in State Courts (Publication) <br /> Describes the characteristics of criminal appeals resolved in state appellate courts in 2010. <br /> 9/3/2015, NCJ 248874, Anne Gallegos, M.P.A., <i>National Center for State Courts</i>, James Green, M.A., <i>Westat</i>, Martha Rozsi, <i>Westat</i>, Nicole L. Waters, Ph.D., <i>National Center for State Courts</i> Criminal Victimization, 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents 2014 estimates of rates and levels of criminal victimization in the United States. <br /> 8/27/2015, NCJ 248973, Lynn Langton, Ph.D., Jennifer Truman, Ph.D. Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000&ndash;2013 - Statistical Tables (Publication) <br /> Present inmate death records from each of the nation's 50 state prison systems. Death records include information on decedent personal characteristics (age, race or Hispanic origin, and sex), decedent criminal background (legal status, offense type, and time served), and the death itself (date, time, location, and cause of death, as well as information on the autopsy and medical treatment provided <br /> 8/4/2015, NCJ 248756, Scott Ginder, RTI International, Margaret Noonan, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Harley Rohloff, RTI International Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2015 (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 /> 7/14/2015, NCJ 248785, Steven W. Perry Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. <br /> 7/9/2015, 248036, Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics, Lauren Musu-Gillette, National Center for Education Statistics, Simone Robers, American Institutes for Research, Anlan Zhang, American Institutes for Research Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology (Publication) <br /> Presents findings on local police departments by population served in 2013, including comparisons with previous survey years. <br /> 7/7/2015, NCJ 248767, Brian A. Reaves, Ph.D. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2015 (Publication) <br /> 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. <br /> 6/25/2015, NCJ 248824, Allen Beck, Ph.D. Jail Inmates at Midyear 2014 (Publication) <br /> Presents estimates of the number of jail inmates at midyear 2014 by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status. <br /> 6/11/2015, NCJ 248629, Todd D. Minton, Zhen Zeng, Ph.D.