Results: 91 Items
A research project applied two major criminology theories in a study to better understand the causes of school shootings.
This report aims to improve law enforcement access to and use of remotely held digital evidence.
Drawn from several sources of data, this publication offers the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals.
A study compares behavioral variables across and between lone-actor terrorists and solo mass murderers.
The National Institute of Justice funded a project that provides an overview of initiatives targeting the demand for commercial sex.
A study regarding the use of protective orders in reducing domestic violence.
This report, published March 2017, describes the annual activity, workload, and outcomes of the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment.
Released in May 2017, this report indicates that police were notified in 56 percent of the approximately 1.3 million nonfatal domestic violence occurrences each year between 2006 and 2015.
Designer drugs, which contain a variety of unconstrained psychoactive elements, have emerged as typical on the illicit drug market.
Research conducted into cyberbullying helped to better describe the problem and develop an evidence-driven definition.
In 2014 the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP) recorded 3,927 inmate deaths—a 1 percent increase from 3,879 in 2013—in state and federal prisons in the United States.
At the end of 2015, an estimated 4.65 million adults were on probation, parole, or another form of post-prison supervision, the lowest number of adults under community supervision since 2000.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics implemented the Arrest-Related Deaths (ARD) program in 2003 to fulfill the data collection requirement of the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2000. ARD captures the number of individuals who died during the process of arrest or while in custody of state or local law enforcement professionals in the United States.
This report presents national and state-level data on the number of inmate deaths that occurred in local jails and state prisons, the distribution of deaths across jails, and the aggregate count of deaths in federal prisons.