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Disabilities Among Prison and Jail Inmates, 2011-12

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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...

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2013 - Statistical Tables

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VIOLENT CRIME RATE IN 2013 AGAINST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WAS MORE THAN DOUBLE THE AGE-ADJUSTED RATE FOR PERSONS WITHOUT DISABILITIES

WASHINGTON – In 2013, the rate of violent crime against persons with...

Hate Crime, 2003-2009

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AN ESTIMATED 148,000 HATE CRIMES REPORTED IN 2009; MOST HATE CRIMES MOTIVATED BY RACIAL OR ETHNIC BIAS

WASHINGTON –An estimated 148,400 hate crimes were reported to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) in 2009, a decline from 239,400 in...