1995 Survey of Adults on Probation (SAP)
This Bureau of Justice Statistics survey is the first nationally representative survey of probationers. The collection detailed information on the characteristics of probationers through a review of probationers' administrative records and personal interviews with probationers.
2006 Census of State Parole Supervising Agencies
The 2006 Census of State Parole Supervising Agencies collected data from parole supervising organizations about the organizational structure of the agencies, staffing, supervision levels of offenders, and whether the parole agency had a role in considering prisoners for release, setting the conditions of supervision, and conducting parole revocation hearings. This collection was conducted one time in 2006. The census was sent to 68 respondents, including 50 central state reporters, the California Youth Authority, and the District of Columbia. Sixteen local Minnesota Community Corrections Act agencies were asked to provide information on staffing and supervision not available from the state.
Annual Probation Survey and Annual Parole Survey
Collect administrative data from probation and parole agencies in the United States.
Annual Survey of Jails (ASJ)
Administered to a sample of approximately 950 local jails (city, county, regional, and private) nationwide, the Annual Survey of Jails (ASJ) provides national estimates on the number of inmates confined in jails, demographic characteristics and criminal justice status of the jail population, holds for federal and state prison authorities, counts of admissions and releases, number of jail employees, and rated capacity.
Capital Punishment (NPS-8)
Provides an annual summary of inmates admitted to and removed from under sentence of death (including executions) and of statutes pertaining to capital punishment and annual changes to those statutes.
Census of Adult Parole Supervising Agencies
Collected information about state adult parole supervising organizations and their supervision of parolees. It also took inventory of the names and locations of regional/district parole offices, and the number of field offices under each regional/district office, if any.
Census of Jail Inmates
Conducted approximately every five to seven years. Based on a complete enumeration of each jail jurisdiction, the census provides information on supervised populations, inmate counts and movements, and persons supervised in the community.
Census of Jails
The 2019 Census of Jails (COJ) is part of a series of data collections that study the nation's local jails.
Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities (CCF, Formerly CSFACF)
Conducted approximately every five to seven years, the Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities (CCF) collects facility-level data on the operations of facilities and the conditions of confinement, including facility capacity and crowding, court orders, safety and security within prisons, security-staff workload, overall facility function, programming, work assignments, and special housing.
Clinical Indicators of Sexual Violence in Custody (CISVC)
The CISVC is part of the Bureau Justice Statistics' National Prison Rape Statistics Program which gathers mandated data on the incidence prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities, under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108- 79). The CISVC is a passive surveillance system in which medical staff complete an incident form for each inmate exhibiting symptoms or injuries consistent with sexual violence.
Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP)
The FJSP provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.
Inventory of State and Federal Corrections Information Systems
Collected basic information on state and federal offender-based corrections information systems including a description of the capabilities of the information systems for producing data extracts, linking records, and exchanging information electronically.
Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts Series
Every year since 1980, BJS has extracted justice expenditure and employment data from the Census Bureau's Annual Government Finance Survey and Annual Survey of Public Employment.
Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) (Formerly Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP))
Collects inmate death records from each of the nation's 50 state prison systems and approximately 2,800 local jail jurisdictions.
National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP)
The National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP) collects offender-level administrative data annually on prison admissions, releases, and yearend custody populations, and on parole entries and discharges in participating jurisdictions.
National Former Prisoner Survey (NFPS)
The National Former Prisoner Survey (FPS) is the first Audio-Computer-Assisted Self Interview instrument administered to a sample of former prison inmates on active supervision to gather information on any experiences of sexual assault in the duration of their last incarceration.
National Inmate Survey (NIS)
The National Inmate Survey (NIS) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program that gathers mandated data on the incidence of prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79). Data are collected directly from inmates in a private setting using audio computer-assisted self interview (ACASI) technology with a touch-screen laptop and an audio feed to maximize inmate confidentiality and minimize literacy issues.
National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program
Produces annual national and state-level data on the number of prisoners in state and federal prison facilities.
National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)
The National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program, which gathers mandated data on the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault in juvenile facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 as specified in PREA; P.L. 108-79.
Recidivism Survey of Felons on Probation
This collection gathered information on probation offenders sentenced in 1986 and followed through 1989 in 32 urban and suburban jurisdictions.
Recidivism of State Prisoners
BJS uses criminal history records to study the number and types of crimes committed by state prisoners both prior to and following their release.
Survey of Inmates in Federal Correctional Facilities (SIFCF)
A periodic survey based on personal interviews conducted with a sample of inmates in federal prisons.
Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ)
A periodic survey based on personal interviews conducted with a sample of inmates in local jails. The survey is broad in scope, collecting a wide range of data. The data from the survey provides a nationally-representative profile of inmates in local jails over time.
Survey of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities (SISCF)
A periodic survey based on personal interviews conducted with a sample of inmates in state prisons.
Survey of Jails in Indian Country (SJIC)
Collects detailed information on confinement facilities, detention centers, jails, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Survey of Large Jails
The survey focused on critical issues related to jail operations and inmate management, information on offender flows through local jails, corresponding workloads, and jail programs and treatment.
Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI)
Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI) is a periodic, cross-sectional survey of the state and sentenced federal prison populations.
Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) (Formerly Survey of Sexual Violence)
The Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program, which gathers mandated data on the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities, under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79).