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Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Publication Advisory: BJS Releases Crime Against Persons With Disabilities, 2009-2014 - Statistical Tables

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2014 - Statistical Tables,...


Jul 07, 2016, 10:00 ET Adolescents Acting Alone Committed More Nonfatal Violent Victimizations Than Those Acting With Others Between 2004 And 2013

 For the 10-year period 2004–13, adolescents who acted alone committed 32 nonfatal violent victimizations per 1,000 adolescents. In...


Jul 05, 2016, 10:00 ET Department of Justice to Release Report on Co-offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004-13

The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics will issue a news release EMBARGOED until 10 A.M. EDT, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016. To...


Jan 20, 2016, 10:39 ET BJS Releases Campus Climate Survey Validation Study Final Technical Report

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Campus Climate Survey Validation Study Final Technical Report, which...


Dec 29, 2015, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Correctional Populations In The United States, 2014

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Correctional Populations in the United States, 2014, which presents...


Dec 17, 2015, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Developmental Estimates Of Subnational Crime Rates Based On The National Crime Victimization Survey

 The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Developmental Estimates of Subnational Crime Rates Based on the...


Nov 14, 2015, 10:00 ET Report: From 2002-11 Blacks Were 2.5 Times More Likely Than Whites To Experience Nonfatal Force By Police

In a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), an annual average of 44 million U.S. residents age 16 or older had one or more...


Oct 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Nearly 20 Percent Of Prison And Jail Inmates Spent Time In Segregation Or Solitary Confinement In 2011-12

 Nearly 20 percent of state and federal prison inmates and 18 percent of local jail inmates had spent time in restrictive housing,...


Oct 22, 2015, 09:00 ET BJS Releases Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005-2012

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005–2012, which examines patterns of...


Oct 20, 2015, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Report On Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2015

 The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2015, which describes...


Sep 30, 2015, 10:01 ET BJS Awards More Than $550K To Graduate Research Fellows

 Six doctoral students will share a total of $569,623 from the new Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)...


Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET BJS Survey Finds 40 Percent Of Prison And Jail Inmates Reported Current Chronic Medical Problems

An estimated 40 percent of state and federal prisoners and jail inmates reported having a current chronic medical condition in the 2011–12...


Jan 22, 2015, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Federal Justice Statistics, 2011-2012; Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables; And Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–2012; Federal Justice Statistics,...


Jan 20, 2015, 10:00 ET 4-Year Colleges, Universities Had Nearly 32,000 Law Enforcement Employees; Nearly Half Were Sworn, Armed Officers

During the 2011-12 school year, campus law enforcement agencies at U.S. 4-year colleges and universities with 2,500 or more students employed...


Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET Rape And Sexual Assault Higher Among College-Age Nonstudent Females Than Female College Students In 1995-2013

Among college-age females (ages 18 to 24), the rate of rape and sexual assault was 1.2 times higher for nonstudents than students for the period...


Nov 18, 2014, 10:00 ET Persons At Or Below the Federal Poverty Level Had Highest Rates of Violent Victimization for the Period 2008-12

Persons in poor households at or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) (39.8 per 1,000) had more than double the rate of violent victimization as...


Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET In 2013 Violent And Property Crime Rates Declined After Two Years Of Increases

The overall violent crime rate declined slightly from 26.1 to 23.2 victimizations per 1,000 U.S. residents from 2012 to 2013, the Justice...


Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET Hispanics In New Hispanic Areas Experienced Higher Rates Of Violent Victimization Compared To Other Areas

 From 2007 to 2010, Hispanics experienced higher rates of violent victimization in new Hispanic metropolitan areas (26 per 1,000) than in other...


Aug 12, 2014, 10:00 ET Publication Advisory: BJS Releases Report On Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2014

 The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2014, which describes...


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...