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  • In 2018, the combined state and federal imprisonment rate (431 sentenced prisoners per 100,000 U.S. residents) was the lowest since 1996.

  • The total imprisonment rate fell 15% from 2008 to 2018.

  • From 2008 to 2018, the imprisonment rate dropped 28% among black residents, 21% among Hispanic residents, and 13% among white residents.

  • In 2018, the imprisonment rate of black residents was the lowest since 1989.
 
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New Grants and Payment Management Systems Coming October 2020

 

On October 15, 2020, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities and to the Department of the Treasury's Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system for grants payments. Learn more about this transition on the Justice Grants Website.

 


Public comments requested on the proposed reinstatement and update of BJS data collection: National Survey of Prosecutors (NSP)

 

BJS encourages comments for 60 days until October 13, 2020, on the reinstatement and update of a previously approved data collection: National Survey of Prosecutors (NSP). Your comments to BJS's request to the Office of Management and Budget, published in the Federal Register, should address points such as—

whether the proposed data collection is necessary, including whether the information will have practical utility
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of data, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions
whether and how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced
the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques.

 

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