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Data collections

Data

Raw data at the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)

BJS stores the full data sets, surveys, and codebooks for most of their data collections at the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) as soon as the data have been finalized.  These raw or ‘micro’ data are what analysts use to generate the summary data tables found within BJS reports, statistical tables, and data tools. ...

Corrections

BJS Corrections data can be accessed in the following ways -

  • Full datasets and documentation
  • Publication Data Tables
  • Data Tools and Dashboards
  • Data Collections

Data by Topic

Click one of the options below to access BJS data by topic.  You'll be taken to the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) website where BJS stores our full datasets and related documentation.

Courts

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Crime

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Public Comments Requested on the Proposed Reinstatement of BJS Data Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program

BJS encourages comments for 60 days until March 16, 2021, on the reinstatement of a previously approved data collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program. Your comments to BJS's request to the Office of Management and Budget, published in the Federal Register, should address points such as—

  • whether the proposed data collection is necessary, including whether the information will have practical utility
  • the accuracy of...