BJS http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm Latest publications, products and solicitations Tue, 16 Feb 2021 15:34:46 GMT Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2016-2017 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7246 (Publication) <br /> This report is the sixteenth in a series produced by BJS on background checks for firearm transfers and permits. <br /> 2/16/2021, NCJ 254757, Connor Brooks Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2020 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7247 (Publication) <br /> This is the second report as required under the First Step Act of 2018 (FSA; P.L. 115-391). It includes data on federal prisoners provided to BJS by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for calendar year 2019, the first full year of BOP operation under the FSA. <br /> 2/16/2021, NCJ 255111, E. Ann Carson Race and Ethnicity of Violent Crime Offenders and Arrestees, 2018 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7226 (Publication) <br /> This report compares the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program data on incidents of nonfatal violent crime to data from BJS's National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to determine if arrest differences by race and ethnicity can be attributed to differences in criminal involvement. <br /> 1/14/2021, NCJ 255969, Allen J. Beck FY 2021 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA). This program furthers the Department's mission by promoting cooperative law enforcement partnerships and advancing effective criminal justice programs using rigorous research and statistics. <br /> Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 1, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 15, 2021 Bureau of Justice Statistics Assessment of the Rape and Sexual Assault Pilot Test http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7206 (Publication) <br /> This report evaluates the methodology of the rape and sexual assault Pilot Test, and it provides context for interpreting data presented in the study, Methodological Research to Support the National Crime Victimization Survey: Self-Report Data on Rape and Sexual Assault Pilot Test. <br /> 1/11/2021, NCJ 256009, Jeffrey H. Anderson, Allen J. Beck Federal Justice Statistics, 2015 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7188 (Publication) <br /> This report is based on data from BJS's Federal Justice Statistics Program, which began in 1979. It provides national statistics on the federal response to crime for fiscal year 2015. <br /> 12/29/2020, NCJ 251771, Mark Motivans Federal Justice Statistics, 2016 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7187 (Publication) <br /> This report is based on data from BJS's Federal Justice Statistics Program, which began in 1979. It provides national statistics on the federal response to crime for fiscal year 2016. <br /> 12/29/2020, NCJ 251772, Mark Motivans Classification of Urban, Suburban, and Rural Areas in the National Crime Victimization Survey http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7189 (Publication) <br /> In 2020, BJS provided new classifications of urban, suburban, and rural areas for the 2019 and future versions of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) with the goal of presenting a more accurate picture of where criminal victimizations occur. <br /> 12/29/2020, NCJ 255923, Jeffrey H. Anderson Federal Deaths in Custody and During Arrest, 2016-2017 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7190 (Publication) <br /> This report is the first in a series that examines deaths that occur during federal arrest, detention, and incarceration in the United States. <br /> 12/29/2020, NCJ 252838, Connor Brooks, Kevin M. Scott, Anthony Whyde FY 2021 Continuation of the Federal Justice Statistics Program http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 continuation of the Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP). This data collection program is a component of the BJS Criminal Justice Statistics Program. The FJSP provides information on the federal criminal case processing of defendants arrested, prosecuted, adjudicated, sentenced, and in prison, with a focus on linking records across stages of the case process. BJS has sought to maximize the utility of the FJSP by providing the data and tools to support evidence-based analyses for DOJ and other executive, legislative, and judicial branch agencies. This includes expanding the information available through the Federal Criminal Case Processing query tool and demonstrating new ways the federal data, especially through recordlinkage tools, can be analyzed to develop evidence to support policymaking. This program furthers the Department's mission by increasing transparency, collaboration, and reporting of federal criminal justice agencies. <br /> Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 30, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 13, 2021 Contacts Between Police and the Public, 2018 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7167 (Publication) <br /> This report is the twelfth in a series that began in 1996. It examines the nature and frequency of residents' contact with police by residents' demographic characteristics, types of contact, perceptions of police behaviors, and police threats or use of nonfatal force. <br /> 12/17/2020, NCJ 255730, Elizabeth Davis, Erika Harrell 2021 State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications from state Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) for funding under the 2021 State Justice Statistics (SJS) program. This program furthers the Department's mission by supporting the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical information on crime and criminal justice at the state and local levels. <br /> Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 11, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 18, 2021 FY 2021 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP). This program furthers the Department's mission to reduce violent crime and address gun violence by enhancing the criminal justice capabilities of U.S. state and tribal governments by improving the accuracy, utility, and interstate accessibility of criminal-history and related records in support of national record systems and their use for name- and fingerprint-based criminal history background checks. For the purpose of this solicitation, "state" includes the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. <br /> Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 8, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 15, 2021 FY 2021 NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP) http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the 2021 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP). This program furthers the Department's mission by enhancing the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems used by the NICS. Eligible states and tribes may receive grant funding to improve the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems. For the purpose of this solicitation, the term "state" includes the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. <br /> Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 22, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 29, 2021 Capital Punishment, 2018 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7066 (Publication) <br /> This report presents information on persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2018 and persons executed in 2018. Preliminary data on executions by states during 2019 are included. <br /> 9/29/2020, NCJ 254786, Tracy L. Snell Criminal Victimization, 2019 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7046 (Publication) <br /> This report is the 47th in a series that began in 1973. It provides official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from BJS's National Crime Victimization Survey. <br /> 9/14/2020, NCJ 255113, Rachel E. Morgan, Jennifer L. Truman Correctional Populations in the United States, 2017-2018 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7026 (Publication) <br /> This report is the 23rd in a series that began in 1985. It provides statistics on populations supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States, including persons held in prisons or jails and those supervised in the community on probation or parole. <br /> 8/27/2020, NCJ 252157, Laura M. Maruschak, Todd D. Minton Local Police Departments: Policies and Procedures, 2016 http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7006 (Publication) <br /> This report presents statistics on selected policies and procedures of local police departments, based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2016 Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics survey. <br /> 8/20/2020, NCJ 254826, Connor Brooks FY 2021 Current Solicitations http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=fun (Solicitation) <br /> <br />