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Bureau of Justice Statistics 2002: At a Glance

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Date Published
August 2002
Presents findings of major BJS statistical series, descriptions of data collection programs, summarizes programs to help States and localities to develop automated information systems, and describes how to use BJS services including the BJS website.

Presents findings of major statistical series; lists recent and forthcoming reports; and describes how to obtain BJS products and services, electronically [including the new data online section of the BJS website] or by more traditional means. This periodic report describes data collection programs and illustrates their comprehensive coverage of the justice system. It summarizes programs to help States develop and improve capabilities in justice statistics and information systems, such as the State Justice Program for Statistical Analysis Centers, the National Criminal History Improvement Program, and the National Incident-Based Reporting System Implementation Program.

Date Published: August 1, 2002