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A Message from BJS Director

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Listen as Director Alexis R. Piquero describes his background, his vision for BJS, and his commitment to using data to inform criminal justice policy and practice. “I have long been a champion of using data and science to guide policy and improve decision-making. The importance of data — more and better — to help achieve the goals of social justice and public safety is something I have long believed in and practiced. Now, more than ever, the need is great for timely, accurate, relevant, and easy to understand data on crime and justice issues,” says Director Piquero.


Date Created: August 24, 2022