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U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Content Topic Results

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Intimate Partner Violence in the United States

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This webpage examines fatal and non-fatal violence by intimates (current or former spouses, girlfriends, or boyfriends) since the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) in 1993. Data from 1993 to 2005 are examined in addition to aggregated data from 2001 to 2005.
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American Indians and Crime: A Statistical Profile

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The findings include the involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence against Indians. The report describes victim-offender relationships, the race of those involved in violence against Indians, and the rate of reporting to police by victims. It discusses the rates of arrest, suspect investigations and charges filed, and incarceration of Indians for violent crimes."
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Special Report: Intimate Partner Violence

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This report is often cited for the finding that intimate partner victimization rates were significantly higher for people living in rental housing vs. those living in their own homes.
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American Indians and Crime

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Findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against and by Native Americans; victim-offender relationships and the offender's race; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.
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Summary of State Sex Offender Registries Dissemination and Procedures

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The factsheet summarizes each states' dissemination and notification processes including use of the internet, flyers, mail, phone, and fax and indicates where communities are automatically notified vs. where citizens must make requests for the information. Links to publicly accessible web-based state registries are provided in the report. Over two-thirds of U.S. states report they provide State Sex Offender Registry (SOR) information to local and other law enforcement agencies. 
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Hispanic Victims of Violent Crime, 1993-2000

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Report uses the U.S. National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to examine violent crimes committed against Hispanic victims including ; rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. As stated in its BJS abstract: "Crime victimizations of Hispanics are compared with those of four non-Hispanic groups: whites, blacks, American Indians, and Asians.
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Violence by Intimates: Analysis of Data on Crimes by Current or Former Spouses, Boyfriends and Girlfriends

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Compiles some U.S. BJS and FBI data on violence between people who have an intimate relationship: spouses, ex-spouses, and current and former boyfriends and girlfriends. Includes violent crimes of murder, rape, sexual assault, and simple assault.