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What does BJS stand for?

BJS stands for Bureau of Justice Statistics

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WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government employees experienced a rate of nonfatal workplace violence that was more than three times the rate for private-sector employees during 2011, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
Federal law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies contributed the data as a part of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Federal Justice Statistics Program.
The justification for maintaining such public lists rests on the presumption that sex offenders have higher recidivism rates than other criminals--though Bureau of Justice statistics indicate that rapists are substantially less likely than other violent and nonviolent criminals to be rearrested for the same crime.
According to a Bureau of Justice Statistics report issued in August, Texas now leads the nation in imprisoning its citizens for drug offenses.
Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, covering the period from 1980 to 1990.
Meanwhile, victimization reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that, in 1973, one in three Americans reported experiencing some form of property crime or violence during the preceding six months and, by 1992, the figure had dropped to one in four.