National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)
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|THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014||Contact: Kara McCarthy (202) 307-1241|
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BUREAU OF JUSTICE STATISTICS RECEIVES POLICY IMPACT AWARD
The National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC) is part of BJS's National Prison Rape Statistics Program, which gathers mandated data on the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault in juvenile facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 as specified in PREA; P.L. 108-79. PREA requires a 10% sample of juvenile facilities to be listed by incidence of sexual assault.