Bureau of Justice Statistics


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the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers

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In 1997, more than five times as many blacks as whites were in state prisons and jails for drug offenses, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
The CJIS Division staff have been studying the appropriateness and usefulness of the Crime Index for several years and have brought the matter before many advisory groups including the UCR Subcommittee of the CJIS Advisory Board, the ASUCRP, and a meeting of leading criminologists and sociologists hosted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
That figure, based on a 1991 survey of state prisoners by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, puts people arrested twice for drug offenses (such as David Ciglar, the California firefighter) in the same category as serial bank robbers, rapists, and murderers.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics said the fall was the largest recorded since the bureau began taking its annual National Crime Victimization Survey in 1973.
Bureau of Justice Statistics figures, compiled in a 1992 report called "Justice Expenditure and Employment," the government spent $5.
14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), an annual average of 44 million U.
5 percent, reaching 112,498, the Bureau of Justice Statistics report Prisoners in 2006 stated.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics offers Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004, which presents data from the 2004 Survey of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities on prisoners' prior use, dependence, and abuse of illegal drugs.
The survey, conducted by DOJ's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division, will estimate the number of cyber attacks, frauds and thefts of information and the resulting losses during 2005.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 2,380 inmates were confined in Indian country jails at midyear 2014, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Suicide and Homicide in State Prisons and Local Jails, which describes historical trends in state prison and local jail inmate mortality rates based on inmate death records submitted by local jails (for 2000-2002) and state prisons (for 2001-2002).
The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) will fund $44 million in direct awards and technical assistance to help states improve criminal history records.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 percent of state and federal prison inmates and 18 percent of local jail inmates had spent time in restrictive housing, including disciplinary or administrative segregation or solitary confinement in 2011--12, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics presents Contacts Between Police and the Public: Findings from the 2002 National Survey, which offers data on the nature and characteristics of contacts between officers and citizens of the United States over a 12-month period.
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