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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018036.pdf

Covers 23 indicators such as violent deaths, bullying, weapons, fights, victimization, presence of security officers, school conditions, discipline and use of alcohol/drugs by students.  Covers nearly 750,000 reported victimizations.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications: Highlights of a Forum

Categories: Crime/Justice,Financial Crisis/Markets,Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Transportation

https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/690910.pdf

Participants from industry, government, academia, and nonprofit organizations considered the potential implications of AI developments in four areas: cybersecurity, automated vehicles, criminal justice, and financial services.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Repetition and Power Imbalance in Bullying Victimization at School

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics,Youth

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018093.pdf

Brief report on bullying in U.S. schools.  20.8% of students reported being bullied at school.  Describes the types of bullying experienced by students and its effect upon their school work, relationships, physical health, and feelings about themselves. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Changes in Bullying Victimization and Hate-Related Words at School Since 2007

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics,Youth

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018095.pdf

Brief report on the reduction of bullying and other hate-related activities directed at school children since 2007.  Focuses on students enrolled in grades 6 through 12.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Students’ Relationships in School and Feelings About Personal Safety at School

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018096.pdf

Brief report on students’ feelings of safety at school and its relationship to their feelings about safety in their neighborhoods.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

 

Jail Inmates in 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ji16.pdf

Offers data on inmates in local jails including population counts, inmate demographic characteristics, conviction status, per cent of jail capacity occupied and more.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community: Statement for the Record

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Homeland Security,Russia,Telecommunications/Internet,Terrorism,WMD

https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Testimonies/2018-ATA—Unclassified-SSCI.pdf

Covers terrorism, transnational organized crime, cyber threats, WMD, and emerging, disruptive technologies.  Also covers threats by regions of the world.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

 

United States of America v. Internet Research Agency et al.

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Presidency,Russia

https://www.justice.gov/file/1035477/download

Text of the Grand Jury indictment handed down in the Special Counsel’s investigation into the activities of Russian companies and individuals to interfere in the U.S. 2016 presidential election.  From the Office of the Special Counsel of the U.S. Justice Department

 

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