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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

 

Grand Jury Indicts Thirteen Russian Individuals and Three Russian Companies for Scheme to Interfere in the United States Political System

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

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/grand-jury-indicts-thirteen-russian-individuals-and-three-russian-companies-scheme-interfere

Text of the press release which announced the indictments presented by the Office of the Special Counsel on Friday, February 16, 2018.  The defendants were cited for conducting information warfare against the U.S. “to spread distrust towards the candidates and the political system in general.”  From the Department of Justice

 

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the DOJ and FBI HPSCI Majority Staff Memo

Categories: Congress,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.scribd.com/document/370601083/Foreign-Intelligence-Surveillance-Act-Abuses-at-the-DOJ-and-FBI-HPSCI-Majority-Staff-Memo

Controversial memo prepared by the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee which accuses the Department of Justice and FBI of surveillance abuses.  From the White House, posted by SCRIBD

 

Prisoners in 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/p16.pdf

Final counts of prisoners in state and federal institutions at year-end 2016 including admissions, releases, noncitizen inmates, inmates under age 18, demographic characteristics, offenses, and prisoner capacity.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

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