Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Assessment of Coverage in the Arrest-Related Deaths Program

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

Offers an executive summary of a report which looked at persons who died during the process of arrest, including homicides by police and deaths attributed to suicide, intoxication, accidental injury and natural causes. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


U.S. and Five Gulf States Reach Historic Settlement with BP to Resolve Civil Lawsuit over Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Categories: Crime/Justice,Energy,Environment,Headlines,Natural Resources

Press release announcing settlement between U.S. and Gulf States with British Petroleum to resolve civil claims arising from the April 20, 2010 Macondo well blowout and oil spill. The settlement, expected to exceed $20 billion, is the largest with a single entity in Justice Department history. From the Department of Justice


2015 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Contains campus crime statistics and policy statements relating to safety and security for the College of William and Mary. Required by the federal Clery Act. From the College of William and Mary


Crime in the United States 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics

Annual statistical collection of offense, arrest, and police employee data compiled from reports by local law enforcement agencies across the country. Includes the inaugural Federal Crime Data report, UCR type data from a handful of federal agencies, plus FBI data on human trafficking, hate crimes, and criminal computer intrusions. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


Victims of Identity Theft, 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Privacy,Statistics

An estimated 17.6 million Americans or 7% of all residents age 16 or older were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2014. This report presents findings on the prevalence and nature of identity theft, including how the information was obtained, financial losses involved, and the impact of identity theft on victims’ lives. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Health/Medical,Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family

Discusses aspects of life which improve and others which decline for immigrants as they try to become integrated into U.S. society. From the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine


Multistate Criminal History Patterns of Prisoners Released in 30 States

Categories: Crime/Justice,Maps/Geography,Statistics

Covers the characteristics of released prisoners whose criminal careers extend across multiple states and how such patterns affect recidivism rates. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


U.S. Attorney … Announces Criminal Charges Against General Motors and Deferred Prosecution Agreement with $900 Million Forfeiture

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt/Business Scandals,Transportation

Agency press release on actions of U.S. government against General Motors for concealing defects in ignition switches which are blamed for 15 deaths and many serious injuries. From the U.S. Department of Justice


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