WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by The Office of Justice Programs:
Prison Rape Hearing, April 26-27 — The Review Panel on Prison Rape will hold hearings in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Wednesday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street. The purpose of the hearing is to assist the Bureau of Justice Statistics in identifying common characteristics of rape victims and perpetrators in adult U.S. prisons and jails with the highest and lowest incidences of rape. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/2011/OJP11095.htm The Federal Register notice is: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-04-13/pdf/2011-8781.pdf. The findings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape for the BJS report on Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails reported By Inmates, 2008-2009 link is: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/svpjri0809.pdf.
Contact: Office of Justice Programs
Telephone: (202) 307-0703
SOURCE The Office of Justice Programs