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National Inmate Survey (NIS)

Public Comments Requested on the Proposed Reinstatement and Update of BJS Data Collection: National Inmate Survey in Jails (NIS-4J)

BJS encourages comments for 60 days until June 8, 2020, on the proposed reinstatement and update of a previously approved data collection: National Inmate Survey in Jails (NIS-4J). Your comments on BJS's request to the Office of Management and Budget, which is published in the Federal Register, should address points such as—

  • whether the proposed data collection is necessary, including whether the information will...

Public Comments Requested on the Proposed Reinstatement and Update of BJS Data Collection: National Inmate Survey in Prisons (NIS-4P)

BJS encourages comments for 60 days until January 31, 2020, on the proposed reinstatement and update of a previously approved data collection: National Inmate Survey in Prisons (NIS-4P). 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...

National Inmate Survey (NIS-4 Prisons) 2018-19

Closing Date
On September 4, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79). The act requires BJS to carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape. The act further instructs BJS to collect survey data: the Bureau shall use surveys and other statistical studies of current and...

National Inmate Survey (NIS-4) 2019-20 - Jails

Closing Date
On September 4, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79). The act requires BJS to carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape. The act further instructs BJS to collect survey data: the Bureau shall use surveys and other statistical studies of current and...

National Inmate Survey (NIS-4) 2018-19

Closing Date
On September 4, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79). The act requires BJS to “carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape.” The act further instructs BJS to collect survey data: “…the Bureau shall…use surveys and other statistical studies of current and former...

Disabilities Among Prison and Jail Inmates, 2011-12

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 10:00 A.M. EST Bureau of Justice Statistics
MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015                                                         Contact: Kara McCarthy (202) 307-1241
HTTP://WWW.BJS.GOV/ After hours: (202) 598-9320

ABOUT A THIRD OF PRISON AND JAIL INMATES REPORTED A DISABILITY IN 2011–12

WASHINGTON – An estimated 32 percent of state and federal prisoners and 40 percent of local jail inmates reported having at least one disability in...

Bureau of Justice Statistics receives policy impact award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bureau of Justice Statistics
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014 Contact: Kara McCarthy (202) 307-1241
HTTP://WWW.BJS.GOV/ After hours: (202) 598-9320

BUREAU OF JUSTICE STATISTICS RECEIVES POLICY IMPACT AWARD

WASHINGTON –The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and its data collection agents will receive the 2014 Policy Impact Award from the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for their innovative and salient efforts to measure...