International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference Resources
BJS is America's principle source for criminal justice statistics. BJS generates national data on a variety of law enforcement topics. Recent topics and findings include—
- National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X): BJS, in partnership with the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS), is spearheading the National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X), a program designed to generate nationally representative incident-based data on crimes reported to law enforcement agencies.
- Police vehicle pursuits: State and local law enforcement agencies conducted an estimated 68,000 vehicle pursuits in 2012 (Police Vehicle Pursuits, 2012-2013, NCJ 250545, May 2017).
- Response to domestic violence: Police responded to nearly two-thirds of reported nonfatal domestic violence victimizations in 10 minutes or less (Police Response to Domestic Violence, 2006-2015, NCJ 250231, May 2017).
- Sheriffs' offices: The number of full-time employees in sheriffs' offices increased nearly 60% from 1993 to 2013 (Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993-2013, NCJ 249757, June 2016).
- Nonfatal force: From 2002-11, blacks were 2.5 times more likely than whites to experience nonfatal force by police (Police Use of Nonfatal Force, 2002-11, NCJ 249216, November 2015).
- Equipment and technology: An estimated 32% of local police departments were using body-worn cameras in 2013 (Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology, NCJ 248767, July 2015).
- Personnel, policies, and practices: Percentage of local police officers who were racial or ethnic minorities nearly doubled between 1987 and 2013 (Local Police Departments, 2013: Personnel, Policies, And Practices, NCJ 248677, May 2015).
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