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Title: Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009-11 - Statistical Tables
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Allen J. Beck, Ph.D. ; Ramona R. Rantala ; Jessica Rexroat
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2014
Page Count: 60
  Annotation: This report presents data for 2009-11 from the Bureau of Justice Statistics Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities.
Abstract: In 2011, correctional administrators reported 6,660 allegations of sexual victimization in prisons. Of these, 605 were substantiated in a follow-up investigation. Local jail authorities reported 2,042 allegations, with 284 substantiated by investigations. Fifty-one percent involved allegations of nonconsensual sexual acts or abusive sexual contacts of inmates with other inmates; 49 percent involved staff sexual misconduct or sexual harassment toward inmates. Although the overall number of allegations reported by authorities in adult correctional facilities increased from an estimated 6,241 in 2005 to 8,763 in 2011, the number of substantiated incidents did not change significantly from 2005 (885) to 2011 (902). Survey forms were mailed to correctional administrators in the Federal Bureau of Prisons, State prison systems, public and private jails, private prisons, jails in Indian country, and facilities operated by the U.S. military and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The statistical tables presented provide counts of allegations and substantiated incidents by type of victimization for each jurisdiction and facility in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 surveys. 18 tables
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Offense statistics ; Inmate staff relations ; Prisoner sexual assault ; Inmate misconduct
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Type: Statistics ; Survey
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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