WASHINGTON, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Police-Public Contact Survey: Assessment and Recommendations for Producing Trend Estimates after 2011 Questionnaire Redesign. This report describes changes to the 2011 Police-Public Contact Survey, a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, and its impact on estimating trends.
TITLE: Police-Public Contact Survey: Assessment and Recommendations for Producing Trend Estimates After 2011 Questionnaire Redesign (NCJ 250485)
AUTHORS: Marcus Berzofsky, Glynis Ewing and Matthew DeMichele of RTI International
Lynn Langton, Shelley Hyland and Elizabeth Davis of BJS
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six bureaus and offices: 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 www.ojp.gov.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs