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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A recent Bureau of Justice Statistics survey of 14,000 state and 6,000 federal prisoners found that eight out of 10 had at least one prior conviction; approximately half had been incarcerated for violent crimes, while more than 60 percent had a past history of violence.
3 Bureau of Justice Statistics, Federal Criminal Case Processing, 1982-1991 (Washington, D.
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.
About 29,000-56,000 Veterans are released annually from state and federal prisons, and at least 90,000 Veterans are released each year from city and county jails, according to Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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.
In addition, these inmates are more likely to violate rules than other inmates, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school.
Harrell, who works for the Bureau of Justice Statistics, considers the effects of victimization during adolescence on criminal behavior.
Customers stand a higher chance of failing the mandatory background checks in that state than would-be buyers anywhere else, according to the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.
courts from 1994 through 2001, according to a recent report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
The annual survey by the Bureau of Justice Statistics identified about 23 million crime victims last year, down slightly from the year before and far below the 44 million recorded when studies began in 1973.
Olson himself cited data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics that contradict his assertion.
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