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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-final-rule-help-colleges-keep-campuses-safe

Agency press release about implementation of final regulation relating to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  The rule is based on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and is designed reduce the incidence of sexual violence on college campuses.  From the U.S. Department of Education

 

Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2012, Statistical Tables

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/mljsp0012st.pdf

Provides the number of deaths in jails and state prisons, the cause of those deaths, characteristics of the deceased, and trends since 2000.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/fjsrc/

Interactive tool for manipulating data on defendants processed in the federal criminal justice system from arrest through trial to incarceration.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

2014 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

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

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

Annual report on campus safety and security procedures, crime statistics, sexual misconduct policy/procedures, and fire safety at William and Mary as required by the federal Clery Act  From the Office of Compliance and Policy at the College of William and Mary

 

Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Marriage/Family

https://www.bja.gov/Publications/IACP-SafeguardingChildren.pdf

Provides protocols for law enforcement agencies to help respond to the needs of children when their parents are arrested.  From the Bureau of Justice Assistance

 

A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics

http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2014/september/fbi-releases-study-on-active-shooter-incidents/pdfs/a-study-of-active-shooter-incidents-in-the-u.s.-between-2000-and-2013

Examines 160 active shooter incidents in the U.S. to provide federal, state, and local law enforcement with data to better understand how to respond and recover from these events.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime

Categories: Crime/Justice,Mental Health,Statistics

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

Examines victims’ socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

How Much Crime is Drug-Related? History, Limitations, and Potential Improvements of Estimation Methods

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Statistics

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/246404.pdf

Investigates the relationship between drugs and crime and then the relationship between crime and its costs to make users of crime and drug estimates more effective in their use.  From the National Criminal Justice Reference Service

 

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