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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Bureau of Justice Statistics: jail inmates at midyear 2009--statistical tables.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (www.ojp.usdoj-govlbjs) offers a comprehensive statistical profile of America's prison and jail population and crime rates.
Meanwhile, victimization reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that, in 1973, one in three Americans reported experiencing some form of property crime or violence during the preceding six months and, by 1992, the figure had dropped to one in four.
Greenfeld, deputy director of the justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics. "It affects whites and blacks, young and old, cities and rural areas" All told, the American crime rate is now equal to that of the Netherlands, Australia, or Canada.
Jan Chaiken, director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), called the survey a "pretest" that was administered to a small sample of household residents in the Justice Department's annual National Crime Victimization Survey.
Each day, an average of 65 people in this country die from interpersonal violence, and more than 6,000 are physically injured (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1992; Harlow, 1989).
Lindgren, Justice Expenditure and Employment, 1990 (Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Justice Statistics, September 1992), Table 2.
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Americans over 65 were victims of approximately 2.1 million crimes in 1992; of these crimes, approximately 78 percent were burglaries of private homes.
The United States Department of Justice, through its Bureau of Justice Statistics provides information on a variety of justice-related issues.
But a major change in that tendency may have emerged in the late 1980s, asserts Ronet Bachman, a sociologist at the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics in Washington, D.C.
Bureau of Justice Statistics. The decline was slightly larger than the national drop of one percent.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2006.
according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report titled Prisoners in 2010.
* "Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2010," a new report issued jointly by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, examines crimes occurring in school, as well as on the way to and from school, and presents data on crime and safety at school from the unique perspectives of students, teachers, and principals.
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