Latest National Crime Victimization Survey Stories

2010-12-09 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 730,000 nonfatal violent crimes and about 1.8 million property crimes were experienced by people age 12 or older with a disability in 2008, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.

2010-12-02 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the FBI recently launched an online data tool www.ucrdatatool.gov to make it easier to research and analyze crime data.

2010-10-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The violent crime rate declined from 19.3 to 17.1 victimizations per 1,000 persons during 2009, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, announced today.

2010-06-22 17:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson today welcomed the confirmation of two new directors within the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP). Early today, the U.S. Senate confirmed John H.

2009-09-30 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Female Victims of Violence (NCJ 228356), which provides the current findings on nonfatal and fatal violent crimes committed against females.

2009-07-10 13:14:46

The Bureau of Justice Statistics' programs to collect data on crime in the U.S. have generated a solid body of information, but the bureau should be repositioned within the Justice Department to provide the independence

2009-03-25 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's Asian, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander population had the lowest rates of violent and property victimizations among all racial and ethnic groups between 2002 and 2006, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S.

2009-01-12 08:00:00

National Experts Available to Discuss Report Findings WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 13, the Bureau of Justice Statistics will release Stalking Victimization in the United States, a supplement to the 2006 National Crime Victimization Survey.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.