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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015072.pdf

Annual report on crimes occurring in schools and colleges.  Covers such topics as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, security staff, drugs and alcohol, and student perceptions of safety at school.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Compensation Inequality: Evidence from the National Compensation Survey

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2015/article/compensation-inequality-evidence-from-the-national-compensation-survey.htm

Examines compensation inequality measures and trends for the 2007-2014 period.  Finds that inequality based on total compensation (wages + benefits) is greater than inequality based solely on wages.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Differences in Stroke Mortality Among Adults Aged 45 and Over: United States, 2010-2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db207.pdf

Provides updated information about stroke mortality in the U.S.  during 2010-2013 by age, race and ethnicity, income, urban-rural residence, and residence inside or outside the Southeast—the so-called Stroke Belt.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/lpd13et.pdf

The percentage of U. S. police departments authorizing the use of Tasers and stun guns increased from 7% in 2000 to 81% in 2013.  This report focuses on trends in the adoption of new types of equipment and technology by police departments.  Also covers car and body-worn cameras.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics