Bureau of Justice Statistics

Employment is Key to Reentry Success

Elain Ellerbe | August 10, 2017
According to the Bureau of Justice statistics, approximately one in three adults in the US have a criminal record, and men with criminal records account for about 34 percent…

Department of Justice: 77% of Offenders Rearrested Within Five Years

Greg Glod | September 25, 2015
The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics released a troubling report today on the likelihood of ex-offenders finding themselves back in the criminal justice system after being released…

New BJS Report Shows Once Again Declining Incarceration Rates

Right on Crime | September 17, 2015
  The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released the nation’s incarceration number for 2014, and they reveal some notable positive trends. Our country can yet again present a decreasing…

According to BJS Survey, Criminal Victimizations Continue Their Downward Trend

Michael Haugen | September 8, 2015
A new Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) bulletin released last month examining criminal victimizations for 2014 shows decreases in the incidence of both violent and property crime victimization compared…
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