BJS Releases PREA Data Collection Activities, 2011

May 24, 2011, 09:00 ET from Bureau of Justice Statistics


WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics released PREA Data Collection Activities, 2011 today. This report provides selected findings and status updates on five separate data collection efforts in response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79).  

TITLE: PREA Data Collection Activities, 2011 (NCJ 234183)

AUTHOR: Allen Beck


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 seven 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; the Community Capacity Development Office; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at


SOURCE Bureau of Justice Statistics