Bureau of Justice Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics Welcome to the official Bureau of Justice Statistics page. BJS is the principal federal agency for justice statistics in the U.S. We are a component of the Office of Justice Programs in the Department of Justice.

Doris J. James is the acting director. The Bureau of Justice Statistics was established on December 27, 1979, under the Justice Systems Improvement Act of 1979 (Pub. L. 96-157). We provide objective and independent criminal justice statistics in support of national, state, tribal, and local justice policies and decision-making. BJS has three main responsibilities: 1) building and maintaining stati

Doris J. James is the acting director. The Bureau of Justice Statistics was established on December 27, 1979, under the Justice Systems Improvement Act of 1979 (Pub. L. 96-157). We provide objective and independent criminal justice statistics in support of national, state, tribal, and local justice policies and decision-making. BJS has three main responsibilities: 1) building and maintaining stati

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Dataset now available: National Survey of Victim Service Providers, 2019 The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has rele...
12/03/2021
National Survey of Victim Service Providers, [United States], 2019

Dataset now available: National Survey of Victim Service Providers, 2019

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released a dataset on programs and organizations that served victims of crime or abuse through the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. This survey, a follow-up to BJS’s first census of victim service providers (VSPs) in 2017, collected detailed data from a nationally representative sample of VSPs on—
• the range of services that VSPs provided to victims
• characteristics of victims who received services
• characteristics of VSP staff providing services to victims
• gaps in the victim services field.

Access the dataset: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/NACJD/studies/38149.

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) entered into a cooperative agreement with Westat to design and conduct the National Survey of Victim Service Providers (NSVSP). The NSVSP is jointly funded by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and BJS. It is part of BJS's Victim Services Statistical Researc...

12/02/2021
bjs.ojp.gov

Just released: Mortality in Local Jails, 2000–2019 – Statistical Tables

This report presents detailed statistical tables on mortality in local jails. It provides information on cause of death; decedent characteristics, such as age, s*x, and race or ethnicity; and mortality rates of inmate populations, compared to the general U.S. adult population.

Findings are based on BJS’s Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) annual data collection, formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program. The MCI obtained national-, state-, and incident-level data on persons who died while in the physical custody of the approximately 2,800 local jail jurisdictions with adult populations nationwide from 2000 to 2019.

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/content/pub/pdf/mlj0019st.pdf.

Register now: Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (Webinar)Join us on December 9 for a webinar a...
12/01/2021

Register now: Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (Webinar)

Join us on December 9 for a webinar about how to navigate, analyze, and interpret the data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The NCVS is an annually released collection of data on nonfatal violent (r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property crimes (burglary or trespassing, motor vehicle theft, and other types of household theft) as well as personal larceny, and contains thousands of data points. Attendees will receive hands-on training via SPSS and learn how to replicate key estimates.

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecc9547bb4655131f875f1dc95d10dc73

Register now: Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (Webinar)

Join us on December 9 for a webinar about how to navigate, analyze, and interpret the data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The NCVS is an annually released collection of data on nonfatal violent (r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property crimes (burglary or trespassing, motor vehicle theft, and other types of household theft) as well as personal larceny, and contains thousands of data points. Attendees will receive hands-on training via SPSS and learn how to replicate key estimates.

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecc9547bb4655131f875f1dc95d10dc73

12/01/2021
bjs.ojp.gov

Just released: Mortality in State and Federal Prisons, 2001–2019 – Statistical Tables

This report presents detailed statistical tables on mortality in state and federal prisons. It provides information on cause of death; decedent characteristics, such as age, s*x, and race or ethnicity; and mortality rates of inmate populations, compared to the general U.S. adult population.

Findings are based on BJS’s Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) annual data collection, formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program. The MCI obtained national-, state-, and incident-level data on persons who died while in the physical custody of the 50 state departments of corrections from 2001 to 2019.

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/content/pub/pdf/msfp0119st.pdf.

Just released: Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018This report presents statistics on U.S...
11/30/2021

Just released: Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018

This report presents statistics on U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens prosecuted in U.S. district courts, by type of offenses, sentences received for those offenses, and offender demographics. It also describes the citizenship status of persons admitted to and held in federal prison at year-end by offense type, country of citizenship, and judicial district of commitment.

Findings are based on the Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP), which began in 1979. The FJSP provides national statistics on the federal response to crime. Data were collected from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts’ Probation and Pretrial Services Office, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/non-us-citizens-federal-criminal-justice-system-1998-2018?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ncfcjs9818.

Just released: Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018

This report presents statistics on U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens prosecuted in U.S. district courts, by type of offenses, sentences received for those offenses, and offender demographics. It also describes the citizenship status of persons admitted to and held in federal prison at year-end by offense type, country of citizenship, and judicial district of commitment.

Findings are based on the Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP), which began in 1979. The FJSP provides national statistics on the federal response to crime. Data were collected from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts’ Probation and Pretrial Services Office, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/non-us-citizens-federal-criminal-justice-system-1998-2018?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ncfcjs9818.

Just released: Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2021This is BJS’s third report on selecte...
11/23/2021
Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2021

Just released: Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2021

This is BJS’s third report on selected characteristics of persons in federal prison as required under the First Step Act of 2018 (FSA; P.L. 115-391). It presents statistics on prisoners’ marital, veteran, citizenship, and English-speaking status; education levels; medical conditions; and participation in treatment programs. The report also covers selected facility-level characteristics, such as the number of assaults on staff by prisoners, prisoners’ rule violations that resulted in time credit reductions, facility accreditation, on-site health care, remote learning, video conferencing, and costs of prisoners’ phone calls.

Findings are based on data that the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Office of Research and Evaluation compiled under the FSA for calendar year 2020 and provided to BJS in 2021.

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/federal-prisoner-statistics-collected-under-first-step-act-2021?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=fpsufsa21.

This is the third report as required under the First Step Act of 2018 (FSA; P.L. 115-391). It includes data on federal prisoners provided to BJS by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for calendar year 2020. Under the FSA, BJS is required to report on selected characteristics of persons in prison, i...

Now available: The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH)! Use the N-DASH data tool to view, cust...
11/18/2021

Now available: The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH)!

Use the N-DASH data tool to view, customize, and download images, charts, and tables from the largest collection of criminal victimization data in the United States. Based on BJS’s NCVS, N-DASH is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT).

Access the N-DASH: https://ncvs.bjs.ojp.gov/Home?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ndash

Now available: The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH)!

Use the N-DASH data tool to view, customize, and download images, charts, and tables from the largest collection of criminal victimization data in the United States. Based on BJS’s NCVS, N-DASH is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT).

Access the N-DASH: https://ncvs.bjs.ojp.gov/Home?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ndash

Coming soon! The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH). The N-DASH replaces and enhances the cor...
11/17/2021

Coming soon! The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH). The N-DASH replaces and enhances the core functionality of the previous NVAT tool, increases the speed of conducting analyses, contains new data elements, and provides capability for custom graphics and other modern visualization features. The dashboard provides direct and user-friendly access to the largest collection of data on criminal victimization in the United States, beginning in 1993.

Follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.

Coming soon! The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH). The N-DASH replaces and enhances the core functionality of the previous NVAT tool, increases the speed of conducting analyses, contains new data elements, and provides capability for custom graphics and other modern visualization features. The dashboard provides direct and user-friendly access to the largest collection of data on criminal victimization in the United States, beginning in 1993.

Follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.

Just released: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2019 – Statistical Tables  This report present...
11/10/2021

Just released: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2019 – Statistical Tables

This report presents data on the characteristics of facilities by type, operator, size, physical security level, capacity, and court orders. The distribution of the prisoner custody population is presented for demographic characteristics, sentence length, and custody security level by facility type and operator. The report includes data on facility security staff by s*x and includes prisoner-to-security-staff ratios. It also provides data on work, education, and special programs offered by facility type.

Findings are based on the 2019 Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities (CCF). The CCF covers adult correctional facilities operated by state departments of corrections, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and private contractors.

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/csfacf19st.pdf.

Just released: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2019 – Statistical Tables

This report presents data on the characteristics of facilities by type, operator, size, physical security level, capacity, and court orders. The distribution of the prisoner custody population is presented for demographic characteristics, sentence length, and custody security level by facility type and operator. The report includes data on facility security staff by s*x and includes prisoner-to-security-staff ratios. It also provides data on work, education, and special programs offered by facility type.

Findings are based on the 2019 Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities (CCF). The CCF covers adult correctional facilities operated by state departments of corrections, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and private contractors.

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/csfacf19st.pdf.

Just released: Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, 2018This report presents data on several aspects of medical examine...
11/09/2021

Just released: Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, 2018

This report presents data on several aspects of medical examiner and coroner offices. It describes the budget of medical examiner and coroner offices and how many cases are referred to them. The report also provides the numbers, types, certifications, and salaries of employees.

Findings are based on data from BJS’s 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC), which collected data on personnel, budget, workload, and policies of all medical examiner and coroner offices in the United States. The 2018 CMEC is the second in a series that began in 2004.

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/meco18.pdf.

Just released: Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, 2018

This report presents data on several aspects of medical examiner and coroner offices. It describes the budget of medical examiner and coroner offices and how many cases are referred to them. The report also provides the numbers, types, certifications, and salaries of employees.

Findings are based on data from BJS’s 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC), which collected data on personnel, budget, workload, and policies of all medical examiner and coroner offices in the United States. The 2018 CMEC is the second in a series that began in 2004.

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/meco18.pdf.

Coming soon—N-DASH, the National Crime Victimization Survey DashboardBased on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey ...
11/08/2021

Coming soon—N-DASH, the National Crime Victimization Survey Dashboard

Based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the NCVS Dashboard (N-DASH) is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT).

Be sure to follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.

Coming soon—N-DASH, the National Crime Victimization Survey Dashboard

Based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the NCVS Dashboard (N-DASH) is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT).

Be sure to follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.

Just released: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical TablesThis report provides rates of nonf...
11/04/2021

Just released: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical Tables

This report provides rates of nonfatal violent victimization against persons with and without disabilities, describes types of disabilities, and details victim characteristics. Nonfatal violent crimes include r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Disabilities are classified according to six types: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living.

Findings are based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey, an annual household survey that collects data on U.S. residents age 12 or older (excluding those living in institutions).

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/capd0919st.pdf.

Just released: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical Tables

This report provides rates of nonfatal violent victimization against persons with and without disabilities, describes types of disabilities, and details victim characteristics. Nonfatal violent crimes include r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Disabilities are classified according to six types: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living.

Findings are based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey, an annual household survey that collects data on U.S. residents age 12 or older (excluding those living in institutions).

Get the report here:
https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/capd0919st.pdf.

Datasets now available: 2018 Annual Probation Survey and 2018 Annual Parole SurveyThe Bureau of Justice Statistics has r...
11/01/2021
Annual Probation Survey, 2018

Datasets now available: 2018 Annual Probation Survey and 2018 Annual Parole Survey

The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released two datasets on persons supervised in the community on probation and parole through the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. These surveys collected data on–

• the total number of adults on state and federal probation and parole
• the number of adults entering and exiting probation and parole supervision
• the characteristics of adults under the supervision of probation and parole agencies.

Access the Probation dataset here: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/NACJD/studies/38057.

Access the Parole dataset here: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/NACJD/studies/38058.

The 2018 Annual Probation Survey provides a count of the total number of persons supervised on probation on January 1 and December 31, 2018, and a count of the number of persons entering and exiting probation supervision during 2018. The survey also provides counts of the number of probationers by c...

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics was established on December 27, 1979, under the Justice Systems Improvement Act of 1979 (Pub. L. 96-157). We provide objective and independent criminal justice statistics in support of national, state, tribal, and local justice policies and decision-making.

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Dataset now available: National Survey of Victim Service Providers, 2019 The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released a dataset on programs and organizations that served victims of crime or abuse through the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. This survey, a follow-up to BJS’s first census of victim service providers (VSPs) in 2017, collected detailed data from a nationally representative sample of VSPs on— • the range of services that VSPs provided to victims • characteristics of victims who received services • characteristics of VSP staff providing services to victims • gaps in the victim services field. Access the dataset: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/NACJD/studies/38149.
Just released: Mortality in Local Jails, 2000–2019 – Statistical Tables This report presents detailed statistical tables on mortality in local jails. It provides information on cause of death; decedent characteristics, such as age, s*x, and race or ethnicity; and mortality rates of inmate populations, compared to the general U.S. adult population. Findings are based on BJS’s Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) annual data collection, formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program. The MCI obtained national-, state-, and incident-level data on persons who died while in the physical custody of the approximately 2,800 local jail jurisdictions with adult populations nationwide from 2000 to 2019. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/content/pub/pdf/mlj0019st.pdf.
Register now: Analyzing Data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (Webinar) Join us on December 9 for a webinar about how to navigate, analyze, and interpret the data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The NCVS is an annually released collection of data on nonfatal violent (r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property crimes (burglary or trespassing, motor vehicle theft, and other types of household theft) as well as personal larceny, and contains thousands of data points. Attendees will receive hands-on training via SPSS and learn how to replicate key estimates. Register: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecc9547bb4655131f875f1dc95d10dc73
Just released: Mortality in State and Federal Prisons, 2001–2019 – Statistical Tables This report presents detailed statistical tables on mortality in state and federal prisons. It provides information on cause of death; decedent characteristics, such as age, s*x, and race or ethnicity; and mortality rates of inmate populations, compared to the general U.S. adult population. Findings are based on BJS’s Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) annual data collection, formerly the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program. The MCI obtained national-, state-, and incident-level data on persons who died while in the physical custody of the 50 state departments of corrections from 2001 to 2019. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/content/pub/pdf/msfp0119st.pdf.
Just released: Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018 This report presents statistics on U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens prosecuted in U.S. district courts, by type of offenses, sentences received for those offenses, and offender demographics. It also describes the citizenship status of persons admitted to and held in federal prison at year-end by offense type, country of citizenship, and judicial district of commitment. Findings are based on the Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP), which began in 1979. The FJSP provides national statistics on the federal response to crime. Data were collected from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts’ Probation and Pretrial Services Office, the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/non-us-citizens-federal-criminal-justice-system-1998-2018?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ncfcjs9818.
Just released: Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2021 This is BJS’s third report on selected characteristics of persons in federal prison as required under the First Step Act of 2018 (FSA; P.L. 115-391). It presents statistics on prisoners’ marital, veteran, citizenship, and English-speaking status; education levels; medical conditions; and participation in treatment programs. The report also covers selected facility-level characteristics, such as the number of assaults on staff by prisoners, prisoners’ rule violations that resulted in time credit reductions, facility accreditation, on-site health care, remote learning, video conferencing, and costs of prisoners’ phone calls. Findings are based on data that the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Office of Research and Evaluation compiled under the FSA for calendar year 2020 and provided to BJS in 2021. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/federal-prisoner-statistics-collected-under-first-step-act-2021?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=fpsufsa21.
Now available: The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH)! Use the N-DASH data tool to view, customize, and download images, charts, and tables from the largest collection of criminal victimization data in the United States. Based on BJS’s NCVS, N-DASH is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT). Access the N-DASH: https://ncvs.bjs.ojp.gov/Home?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ndash
Coming soon! The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH). The N-DASH replaces and enhances the core functionality of the previous NVAT tool, increases the speed of conducting analyses, contains new data elements, and provides capability for custom graphics and other modern visualization features. The dashboard provides direct and user-friendly access to the largest collection of data on criminal victimization in the United States, beginning in 1993. Follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.
Just released: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2019 – Statistical Tables This report presents data on the characteristics of facilities by type, operator, size, physical security level, capacity, and court orders. The distribution of the prisoner custody population is presented for demographic characteristics, sentence length, and custody security level by facility type and operator. The report includes data on facility security staff by s*x and includes prisoner-to-security-staff ratios. It also provides data on work, education, and special programs offered by facility type. Findings are based on the 2019 Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities (CCF). The CCF covers adult correctional facilities operated by state departments of corrections, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and private contractors. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/csfacf19st.pdf.
Just released: Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, 2018 This report presents data on several aspects of medical examiner and coroner offices. It describes the budget of medical examiner and coroner offices and how many cases are referred to them. The report also provides the numbers, types, certifications, and salaries of employees. Findings are based on data from BJS’s 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC), which collected data on personnel, budget, workload, and policies of all medical examiner and coroner offices in the United States. The 2018 CMEC is the second in a series that began in 2004. Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/meco18.pdf.
Coming soon—N-DASH, the National Crime Victimization Survey Dashboard Based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the NCVS Dashboard (N-DASH) is an interactive data visualization tool that provides instant access to the nation’s primary source of criminal victimization data in the United States. N-DASH makes it easy to find, examine, and visualize key pieces of victimization information. The tool provides a direct and user-friendly way to work with nearly 30 years of NCVS data, beginning with 1993. The N-DASH updates and replaces BJS’s NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT). Be sure to follow @BJSgov on Twitter and subscribe to JUSTSTATS at https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe to receive notification when the tool goes live.
Just released: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical Tables This report provides rates of nonfatal violent victimization against persons with and without disabilities, describes types of disabilities, and details victim characteristics. Nonfatal violent crimes include r**e or s*xual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Disabilities are classified according to six types: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living. Findings are based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey, an annual household survey that collects data on U.S. residents age 12 or older (excluding those living in institutions). Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh236/files/media/document/capd0919st.pdf.