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NCJ Number: 210333 Find in a Library
Title: Sexual Violence Reported by Correctional Authorities, 2004
Author(s): Allen J. Beck Ph.D.; Timothy A. Hughes
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: July 2005
Page Count: 38
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Indiana University Purdue University, Research Support Funds
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Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=1153 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data from the Survey on Sexual Violence, 2004, an administrative records collection of incidents of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual violence reported to correctional authorities.
Abstract: The report provides counts of sexual violence by type and includes tables on reporting capabilities, how investigations are handled, and characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual violence. The appendix tables include counts of sexual violence, by type, for the 2,730 facilities included in the survey. This report also includes an update on Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) activities related to implementation of the data collections required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79). See also Data Collections for the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003. Highlights include the following: In 2004, correctional authorities reported 3.15 allegations of sexual violence per 1,000 inmates. Males comprised 90 percent of victims and perpetrators of inmate-on-inmate nonconsensual acts in prison and jail. In State prisons 69 percent of victims of staff sexual misconduct were male, while 67 percent of perpetrators were female. Tables, appendixes
Main Term(s): Prisoner sexual assault; Rape statistics
Index Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Corrections statistics
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