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State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $52,000)

The State Justice Statistics (SJS) Program is designed to maintain and enhance each State's capacity to address criminal justice issues through collection and analysis of data. The SJS Program provides support to each State to coordinate and conduct statistical activities within the State, conduct research to estimate impacts of legislative and policy changes, and serve as a liaison in assisting BJS to gather data from respondent agencies within their States.

The South Carolina Statistical Analysis Center located within the Department of Public Safety will conduct the following activities: (1) publish the annual, comprehensive report 'South Carolina Criminal and Juvenile Justice Trends'; (2) collect and analyze data from several State agencies on illegal drug use in South Carolina; (3) continue to serve as a point of contact for the Deaths in Custody data collection; and (4) update and expand the SAC website.


Date Created: June 8, 2007