Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $60,476)
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.
Under this award, the Oklahoma Statistical Analysis Center (SAC), located within the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, will conduct the following activities: (1) collect and report statewide data on deaths occurring in police custody and publish a report that summarizes the arrest-related deaths in Oklahoma for 2012; (2) update the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics for CY 2011 on the newly created web tool that enables the public to download crime datasets in a user-friendly format; and (3) assist the Investigative Services Division with developing the process for collecting data, creating intelligence, and developing a county list of top ten high-risk individuals for its intelligence program. CA/NCF