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.
What does BJS stand for?
BJS stands for Bureau of Justice Statistics
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- Beijing, China-Capital Airport (Airport Code)
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- Brazilian Jet Sports Association (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
- Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal (Bangladeshi Trade Union Organization)
- Bonneville Joint School District (Idaho)
- Bundesverband Jüdischer Studierender in Deutschland
- Bulgarian Journal of Science and Education Policy
- Business Jet Seats Incorporated (Omaha, NE)
- Bermuda Junior Service League
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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.
Bureau of Justice Statistics, blacks commit more murders than whites, yet whites make up the majority of those sentenced to death.
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.
A recent Bureau of Justice Statistics survey of 14,000 state and 6,000 federal prisoners found that eight out of 10 had at least one prior conviction; approximately half had been incarcerated for violent crimes, while more than 60 percent had a past history of violence.