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BJS Statistical Coverage of Crime and the Justice Process

BJS manages a comprehensive portfolio of statistical collections spanning the entire criminal justice process (steps represented by horizontal bars). BJS data collections focus on victim and perpetrator information (left column) and justice system and operations information (right column), though individual collections may include information from both categories. Gold bars indicate the breadth of the data collections. Note that the available data collections vary across steps—BJS strives to develop reports and products reflecting the data-rich environment of well-researched information as well as at the innovative edge where less research is available. Most data collections occur periodically (denoted with an asterisk), while others occur annually or are one-time collections (two asterisks).

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For more information, see https://bjs.ojp.gov/justice-system.

Date Created: March 22, 2024