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BJS Director 2022 End of Year Message

December 2022

Listen as Director Alexis R. Piquero, PhD, provides 2022 end-of-year remarks. 

“It has been an exciting four months since I had the honor of being appointed by President Biden to serve as the director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Not a day has gone by that I have not enjoyed every minute of it. Why you may ask?” Watch now.

Update on the NCVS Instrument Redesign Results from a National Field Test

June 2022

This webinar provides updates on efforts by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to redesign the entire National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) instrument. It describes results from a large-scale national field test of the NCVS Instrument Redesign, specifically the performance of the current NCVS instrument and procedures to the new instrument.

 

University of Maryland NCVS Research Forum Session 3: NCVS User Workshop

May 2022

Session 3 of the UMD NCVS Research Forum presents an overview of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) structure and sample design, and provide hands-on training to assist in properly analyzing the NCVS public-use data. Using SPSS, workshop participants will build on concepts learned in past trainings and cover fundamentals required for working with the data and tools available on https://bjs.ojp.gov.

 

University of Maryland NCVS Research Forum Session 2: NCVS Research Highlights

April 2022

Session 2 of the UMD NCVS Research Forum, panelists describe recent research related to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). This panel includes presentations from BJS statisticians on trends in criminal victimization, stalking, and crimes committed against persons with disabilities. Also, independent researchers present work on the topic of hate crimes and the use of victim services.

University of Maryland NCVS Research Forum Session 1: NCVS Roundtable Discussion

April 2022

In Session 1 of the UMD NCVS Research Forum, researchers with expertise related to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) are invited to participate in a moderated discussion on topics relevant to the NCVS including how the NCVS can be used to illuminate the problems of crime and victimization, ways to use the survey, and advice to scholars interested in using the NCVS for their research.