BJS Latest publications, products and solicitations Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:12:49 GMT Criminal Victimization, 2016 (Publication) <br /> Presents national data on criminal victimization reported and not reported to police in 2016, including the characteristics of crimes and victims and outcomes of victimization. <br /> 12/7/2017, NCJ 251150, Grace Kena, Rachel E. Morgan Jails in Indian Country, 2016 (Publication) <br /> Describes jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. <br /> 12/5/2017, NCJ 250981, Mary Cowhig, Todd D. Minton Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2015 - Statistical Tables (Publication) <br /> Describes background checks for firearms transfers conducted in 2015 and presents estimates of firearm applications received and denied annually since the effective date of the Brady Act in 1994 through 2015. <br /> 11/30/2017, NCJ 250978, Trent D. Buskirk, Joseph M. Durso, Ronald J. Frandsen, Jennifer C. Karberg, Allina D. Lee Race and Hispanic Origin of Victims and Offenders, 2012-15 (Publication) <br /> Presents estimates of violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) by the race and Hispanic origin of victims and offenders during the 4-year period from 2012 through 2015. <br /> 10/19/2017, NCJ 250747, Rachel E. Morgan Federal Prosecution of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Cases, 2004-2013 (Publication) <br /> Examines commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) cases prosecuted in the federal criminal justice system between 2004 and 2013. <br /> 10/12/2017, NCJ 250746, William Adams, Abigail Flynn American Indian and Alaska Natives in Local Jails, 1999-2014 (Publication) <br /> Describes the population of American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIAN) held in local jails, including national and state level estimates, characteristics of adult AIAN inmates, and comparisons to all other races and Hispanic origin. <br /> 9/7/2017, NCJ 250652, Susan Brumbaugh, Todd D. Minton, Harley Rohloff Repeat Violent Victimization, 2005-14 (Publication) <br /> Presents national data on the prevalence of repeat violent victimization and the characteristics of repeat violence. <br /> 8/31/2017, NCJ 250567, Barbara A. Oudekerk, Jennifer L. Truman HIV in Prisons, 2015 - Statistical Tables (Publication) <br /> Presents data on state and federal prisoners who were HIV-positive or had confirmed AIDS and prisoners who died from AIDS-related causes. <br /> 8/24/2017, NCJ 250641, Jennifer Bronson, Laura M. Maruschak Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2017 (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 of 2010. <br /> 7/27/2017, NCJ 250784, Devon B. Adams, Todd D. Minton, Mark A. Motivans, Steven W. Perry, Suzanne M. Strong State and Local White Collar Crime Program: State Regulatory Agency Statutes for Selected Offenses (Volume I and II) (Publication) <br /> Examines how all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories handled regulatory functions in four offense categories: banking and finance, environmental, worker safety, and Medicaid fraud. <br /> 7/13/2017, NCJ 250765, Christian Desiltes Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2015 - Statistical Tables (Publication) <br /> Presents estimates of nonfatal violent crime (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities. <br /> 7/11/2017, NCJ 250632, Erika Harrell PREA Data Collection Activities, 2017 (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 /> 6/30/2017, NCJ 250752, Allen J. Beck, Jessica Stroop Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2015 (Publication) <br /> Presents National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data on hate crime victimization from 2004 to 2015. <br /> 6/29/2017, NCJ 250653, Lynn Langton, Madeline Masucci Drug Use, Dependence, and Abuse Among State Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2007-2009 (Publication) <br /> Presents prevalence estimates of drug use, drug use disorders, and participation in drug treatment programs among state prisoners and sentenced jail inmates, including trends in drug use over time by demographics and most serious offense, drug use at the time of offense and whether an inmate committed the offense to obtain drugs, and comparisons to the general population. <br /> 6/27/2017, NCJ 250546, Marcus Berzofsky, Jennifer Bronson, Jessica Stroop, Stephanie Zimmer Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported by Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2011-2012 (Publication) <br /> Presents prevalence estimates of mental health indicators among state and federal prisoners and jail inmates by different time periods, demographics, criminal justice history, most serious offense, mental health treatment received while incarcerated, and rule violations. <br /> 6/22/2017, NCJ 250612, Marcus Berzofsky, Jennifer Bronson