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Forthcoming Publications


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January, February, and March (Q1); April, May, and June (Q2); July, August, and September (Q3); October, November, and December (Q4)

2021 Publications
Upcoming releases
CY 2021 Annual and Periodic Publications
Suicide in Local Jails and State and Federal Prisons, 2000-2019 – Statistical Tables September
Census of Jails, 2005-2019 September
Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2019 – Statistical Tables September
Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2018 September
Federal Justice Statistics, 2019 September
Homicide Trends in the United States, 2010-2019 September
Medical Examiners and Coroners Offices, 2018 September
Firearm Use in Reported Crime September
Jails in Indian Country, 2019-2020, and the Impact of COVID-19 on the Tribal Jail Population October
Trends and Patterns in Firearm Violence, 1993-2018 October
Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical Tables October
Criminal Victimization, 2020 October
Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2018 - Statistical Tables October
HIV in Prisons, 2016-2019 October
Prisoners in 2020 October
Stalking Victimization, 2019 November
Mortality in Local Jails, 2000-2019 - Statistical Tables November
Mortality in State and Federal Prisons, 2001-2019 - Statistical Tables November
Correctional Population in the United States, 2020 December
Probation and Parole in the United States, 2020 December
Capital Punishment, 2020 – Statistical Tables December
Federal Justice Statistics, 2020 December
Jail Inmates in 2020 December
Criminal Victimization, 2020 – Supplemental Report December
CY 2021 Congressional reports mandated by statute
Human Trafficking Data Collection Activities, 2021 October
Fair Chance Act: Employment of Persons Released from Federal Prison December
Federal Prisoner Statistics Collected under the First Step Act, 2021 December
CY 2021 Discretionary Publications
Profile of Prison Inmates, 2016 - Survey of Prison Inmates September
Services for Crime Victims, 2019 September
BJS Update on the NCVS Redesign November
Indicators of Workplace Violence, 2019 December
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the NCVS December
Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998-2018 Q3
Facility Characteristics of Sexual Victimization of Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018 - Statistical Tables Q3
Technical report: Key indicators of crime and public safety: Measuring crime using law enforcement data reported to NIBRS Q3
Technical report: Evaluating NIBRS data quality: Considerations for developing national estimates of crime Q4
Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies in the United States, 2019 Q4
Criminal History of Persons Admitted to State Prison in 2009 and 2014: A 2018 Post-Release Follow-Up Q4
Criminal Victimization in the Largest States, 2017-2019 Q4
Pretrial Release and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 2011-2018 Q4
Opioid Testing, Screening, and Treatment in Local Jails, 2019 Q4
COVID-19 in State and Federal Prisons, 2020 Q4
Technical Report: Data sources and methods for calculating population-based rates of crime, offending, and arrest by demographic characteristics Q4
CY 2021 Third-Party Reports
An Examination of Outlier Weights in the NCVS September
NCVS Redesign Field Test Results November
Prosecution of Federal Firearm Offenses, 2000-2016 Q3
Survey of Publicly Appointed Defense Attorneys: Design Study Q3
Exploring Cross-State Differences in Sex Offender Recidivism Using Longitudinal Data from the National Corrections Reporting Program Q3
Interstate Reimprisonment Estimates Q3
Victimization in Different Types of Areas in the United States Q4
NCVS State Estimate Validation Q4
Juvenile Respondents in the NCVS Q4
Organization of Adult Felony Probation in the United States, 2014: Characteristics and Practices of Probation Agencies Q4
Date Created: May 13, 2021