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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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Perhaps more important, BJs believes it can find ways of securing additional savings throughout the rest of the year, he said.
To meet the requirements of the act, BJS is developing and testing the use of audio computer-assisted self-interviews (known as "audio-CASI").
The BJS derives the NCVS estimates from interviewing a sample and are, therefore, subject to a margin of error.
During 1995, the BJS survey asked approximately 100,000 people at least 12 years old in 49,000 households about crimes that were committed against them or their property during the previous six months.
An estimated 53 percent of all probationers had been convicted of a felony, 45 percent of a misdemeanor, and 1 percent of other infractions, according to a BJS probation and parole bulletin.
Additional information about BJS, NCHIP, or other OJP programs can be found on the OJP Web site at http ://www.ojp.usdoj.gov.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has announced that the nation's violent crime rate fell 10 percent in 2001, continuing a trend observed since 1994.
Tables in this annual Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) bulletin depict data on capital offenses by state and federal death penalty laws, methods of execution, offender demographics (e.g., sex, race, education, marital status), and time between imposition of death sentence and execution.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced that about 18 percent of state prisoners and 15 percent of federal prisoners reported in 1997 that they were armed when they committed the offense for which they were imprisoned.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), which conducts the survey, noted that the violent and property crime victimization rates were at their lowest since the survey began in 1973.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) recently announced that violence rates among intimate partners--current or former spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends--differ greatly according to the victim's age.
To overcome this obstacle, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) have created a data file, the Law Enforcement Agency Identifiers Crosswalk.