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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Provides statistics on border protection actions during 2016, a period which saw apprehensions increase by 15% over the previous year.  From the Department of Homeland Security


2016 Hate Crime Statistics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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