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bureau of justice statistics

  • n  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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  • Financial Loss Due To Household Burglary Increased From 1994 To 2011
    WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median dollar value of items and cash stolen during completed household burglaries increased 54 percent from 1994 to 2011, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. The median financial loss during completed burglaries in 1994 was $389 (adjusted for inflation), compared to $600 in 2011. The average dollar ...
    June 20, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
  • Task force offers steps to curtail prison sex assaults
    While being praised as a “comeback state” in one study for dramatically reducing the number of incarcerated youths, state officials are addressing another study showing high sexual-assault rates within the system. A special task force released 10 recommendations yesterday in response to a report by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, which criticized the Ohio Department of Youth Services for ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch

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