Bureau of Justice Statistics Director to Talk Crime in America on C-Span's "Washington Journal," Friday, August 26
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Bureau of Justice Statistics:
What: James P. Lynch , Director, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will discuss Crime in America on C-Span's "Washington Journal," a television call-in and interview program.
When: Friday, August 26, 2011, 9 -10 a.m.
Who: James P. Lynch , Ph.D., Director
Details: Topics will include trends in violent crime, how they vary across social groups and settings and their impact on victims; property crime and financial losses; non-traditional crimes such as identity theft; and crime and the economy.
Following the show, additional information about the Bureau of Justice Statistics' reports, programs and slides used in the show can be found at http://www.bjs.gov.
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson , provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.
SOURCE Bureau of Justice Statistics
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