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NCVS Timeline


The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. This timeline highlights milestones over the last 50 years of collecting data through the NCVS. 

On September 27, 2023, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the NCVS. BJS welcomes you to join us in DC or virtually. Learn more and register here.

NCVS Timeline 50 years and counting