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Jul 31, 2014, 10:06 ET BJS Releases Jails in Indian Country, 2013

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Jails in Indian Country, 2013, which presents findings from the 2013 Survey...


Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 ET 3 in 4 Former Prisoners in 30 States Arrested Within 5 Years of Release

An estimated two-thirds (68 percent) of 405,000 prisoners released in 30 states in 2005 were arrested for a new crime within three years of release...


Nov 26, 2013, 10:00 ET BJS Releases State Court Organization, 2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released State Court...


Nov 21, 2013, 10:00 ET Serious Intimate Partner Violence Against Females Declined 72 percent from 1994 to 2011

Percentage involving physical attacks, weapons and injury showed little change From 1994 to 2011, the rate of serious intimate partner...


Jun 26, 2013, 10:00 ET BJS And NCES Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012

 The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics...


Jun 06, 2013, 10:00 ET About 10 Percent Of Adjudicated Youth Reported Sexual Victimization In Juvenile Facilities In 2012

 An estimated 9.5 percent of adjudicated youth (1,720) in juvenile facilities reported experiencing one or more incidents of sexual...


May 16, 2013, 10:00 ET Inmates With Mental Health Problems Reported High Rates Of Sexual Victimization In 2011-12

Prison and jail inmates identified with mental health problems reported higher rates of inmate-on-inmate sexual victimization than inmates without...


May 07, 2013, 10:00 ET 11,101 Fatal And 467,300 Nonfatal Firearm Victimizations Occurred In 2011

 Firearm-related homicides declined 39 percent and nonfatal firearm crimes declined 69 percent from 1993 to 2011, the Justice Department's...


Apr 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Rates Of Workplace Violence Higher For Government Employees

Government employees experienced a rate of nonfatal workplace violence that was more than three times the rate for private-sector employees during...


Nov 29, 2012, 10:00 ET One In 34 U.S. Adults Under Correctional Supervision In 2011, Lowest Rate Since 2000

 About 6.98 million people were under some form of adult correctional supervision in the U.S. at yearend 2011, the Justice Department's Bureau...


Oct 31, 2012, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010 and Arrest Data Analysis Tool

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010, which presents annual estimates of...


Oct 30, 2012, 13:07 ET BJS Releases Hiring and Retention of State and Local Law Enforcement Officers, 2008 - Statistical Tables

 The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Hiring and Retention of State and Local Law Enforcement Officers, 2008...


Oct 05, 2012, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2012

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2012 which describes BJS's...


Jun 13, 2012, 10:00 ET Half Of Violent Victimizations Of The Elderly In Michigan From 2005-2009 Involved Serious Acts Of Violence

Perpetrators of elder abuse were often related to the victims A report released today by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice...


May 17, 2012, 10:00 ET Nearly 10 Percent Of Former State Prisoners Reported Being Sexually Victimized During Confinement

An estimated 9.6 percent of adult former state prisoners reported being sexually victimized during their most recent period of confinement, the...


Apr 25, 2012, 13:04 ET U.S. Jail Population Declines for Third Consecutive Year

The U.S. jail inmate population declined for a third consecutive year, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced...


Apr 18, 2012, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Dynamic Online Criminal Victimization Data Tool

Today, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) launched an interactive online tool that gives the public instant access to the...


Feb 22, 2012, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Study on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2011

**PUBLICATION ADVISORY** WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics...


Nov 30, 2011, 10:00 ET Identity Theft Reported by Households Rose 33 Percent From 2005 to 2010

U.S. households experienced $13.3 billion in direct financial losses An estimated 8.6 million households had at least one person age 12 or...


Nov 17, 2011, 10:00 ET More Than 4,800 Arrest-related Deaths Reported from 2003 to 2009

From 2003 to 2009, a reported 4,813 persons died during or shortly after law enforcement personnel attempted to arrest or restrain them, the Bureau...