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Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Content Topic Results

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August 2017

Repeat Violent Victimization, 2005-14

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report presents national data on the prevalence of repeat violent victimization and the characteristics of repeat violence, including type of crime (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault), demographic characteristics of repeat victims, and victim-offender relationship (intimate partner, well-known or casual acquaintance, relative, and stranger).
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September 2015

Criminal Victimization, 2014

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This bulletin includes violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property victimization (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft). It describes the annual change from 2013 and analyzes 10-year trends from 2005 through 2014.
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May 2015

Crime Against Persons With Disabilities, 2009–2013 - Statistical Tables

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Tables compare the victimization of persons with and without disabilities living in noninstitutionalized households, including distributions by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, victims’ types of disabilities, and other victim characteristics.
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September 2014

Socio-Emotional Impact Of Violent Crime

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Examines victims' socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.
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September 2014

Criminal Victimization, 2013 (Revised)

Publisher(s):
Presents 2013 estimates of rates and levels of criminal victimization in the United States. Includes estimates of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and injury and use of weapons in violent victimization. It also describes the characteristics of victims.
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Criminal Victimization, 2012

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The bulletin includes estimates of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and injury and use of weapons in violent victimization. It also describes the characteristics of victims.
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Violent Crime Against Youth, 1994-2010

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This report explores overall trends in violent crime against youth ages 12 to 17. Information on the demographic characteristics of the victim, the location and time of the incident, weapon involvement and injury, the victim-offender relationship, and whether police were notified is included. Findings indicate that female youth were more likely than male youth to be victimized by an intimate partner from 1994 to 2010.
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June 2012

Violent Crime against the Elderly Reported by Law Enforcement in Michigan, 2005-2009

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This report presents information about criminal victimization and incidents of violent victimization of persons age 65 or older known to law enforcement in Michigan.
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November 2011

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008

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From 1980 to 2008, nearly 1 out of 5 murder victims were killed by an intimate, and 2 out of 5 female murder victims were killed by an intimate.
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Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09

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This report presents data from the 2008-09 National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC), conducted in 195 juvenile confinement facilities between June 2008 and April 2009, with a sample of over 9,000 adjudicated youth.
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Crime Against People with Disabilities, 2007

Publisher(s):
"Presents the first findings about nonfatal violent and property crime experienced by persons with disabilities, based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The report includes data on nonfatal violent victimization (rape/sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) and property crime (burglary, motor vehicle theft, theft) against persons with disabilities in 2007. It compares the victimization experience of persons with and without disabilities, using population estimates based on the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS).
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Female Victims of Violence

Publisher(s):
"Provides the current findings on nonfatal and fatal violent crimes committed against females. Data are from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting Program's (UCR) Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR). The report focuses on intimate partner violence and stalking. It includes estimates of the extent of crimes against females and the characteristics of crimes and victims. Crime trends are also presented, along with comparative estimates of crimes against males."