Panelists will present findings from two NIJ studies that examined the DNA backlog in law enforcement agencies and crime labs. Panelists will discuss research findings related to new and potential time- and cost-saving approaches.
Describes trends in suicide and homicide rates in jails and prisons, using data from the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program.
Bureau of Justice Statistics site provides reports on characteristics of victims of crime, including female victims of sexual violence, youth victims of violent crime, persons with disabilities and households with children. Data are drawn from the National Crime Victimization Survey.
Information on victims, assailants and circumstances, broken down by state and region.
Provides information on offenders who commit violent crime, obtained from the victims through the National Crime Victimization Survey. Information includes age, race, gender, relationship to the victim, whether the offender seemed to be drunk or on drugs, and whether the offender was a gang member.