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2016 Hate Crime Statistics

Categories: African Americans,Arab,Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Disability,Headlines,Religion/Ethics,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://ucr.fbi.gov/hate-crime/2016

Contains details of 5% rise in hate crimes during 2016 compared to the previous year.  Most attacks were directed against Blacks, Jews, Muslims, and LGBT people.  Covers information about the crimes, victims, offenders, and locations.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Race and Hispanic Origin of Victims and Offenders, 2012-15

Categories: African Americans,Crime/Justice,Hispanics,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/rhovo1215.pdf

Presents estimates of violent victimization by the race and Hispanic origin of victims and offenders during a recent four year period.  Also covers incident characteristics such as crime type, victim-offender relationship, and reporting to police.  From the  Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Federal Prosecution of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Cases, 2004-2013

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fpcsecc0413.pdf

Examines a decade of cases prosecuted in federal courts involving child pornography production or possession and child sex trafficking.  Also includes demographic characteristics of those accused and outcomes of the cases.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

President Donald J. Trump’s Letter to House and Senate Leaders and Immigration Principles and Policies

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/10/08/president-donald-j-trumps-letter-house-and-senate-leaders-immigration

Controversial proposal by the Trump Administration to reform immigration policies including building a southwestern border wall, removing unaccompanied alien children, closing “loopholes” in asylum procedures and hiring additional immigration judges to reduce the backlog of pending cases, and punishing so-called sanctuary cities by withholding federal grants.  From the White House

 

Race Disparity Audit: Summary Findings from the Ethnicity Facts and Figures Website

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/650723/RDAweb.pdf

Uses a collection of data to examine how people of different backgrounds and ethnic groups are treated in England in such areas as health, education, employment, housing, and the criminal justice system.  This report gives an overview of the first set of findings.  From the Cabinet Office

 

Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report 2017, College of William and Mary

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://www.wm.edu/offices/compliance/_documents/campus_safety_report_2017.pdf

The annual report includes campus crime and fire safety statistics.  From the College of William and Mary

 

Crime in the United States 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Property Rights,Statistics

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2016/crime-in-the-u.s.-2016/

Annual report on crime as reported by local and state police units.  Finds that violent crime ticked up and property crime down during 2016.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Earnings and Child Support Participation Among Reentering Fathers

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Income/Poverty

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/257731/MFSIPChildSupport.pdf

Presents findings on pre- and post-incarceration wages and child support participation.  Finds that most men who were or had been in the corrections systems stayed connected with the child support system but that pre- and post-incarceration earnings were not sufficient to avoid poverty.

From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Deprtment of Health and Human Services.

 

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