BJS: Recent Releases

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released new statistical findings. You may visit the site directly to access the BJS new releases or you may subscribe to new content from the BJS via RSS feed. For more information on how to subscribe, click here. Some of the new releases are listed below.

Probation and Parole in the United States, 2010 (for overview information, click here)

[The report] [p]resents statistics about adult offenders under community supervision while on probation or parole during 2010, it examines changes in community supervision populations during 2010 and prior years, [and it] documents a slowing of growth in these populations over time and declines in recent years.

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2010 (for overview information, click here)

[The report] [p]resents findings from data on homicides that occurred in the United States from 1980 through 2008 [and] [i]t includes overall homicide rates for 2009 and 2010.

Criminal Victimization, 2010 (for overview information, click here)

[This report] [p]resents 2010 estimates of rates and levels of criminal victimization in the U.S., including violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault), property victimization (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft), and personal theft (pocket picking and purse snatching). It describes the annual change from 2009 and analyzes long-term trends from 1993 through 2010.

Hate Crime, 2003-2009 (for overview information, click here)

[This report] [p]resents annual counts and rates of hate crime victimizations that occurred between 2003 and 2009, using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). This report examines the victim’s suspicions about the type of bias that motivated the crime and the evidence that suggests the crime was motivated by hate.

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