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Family Violence

Special Feature

Prevalence

This page contains federal and federally-supported materials and websites that focus on the prevalence of family violence.

Publications and Multimedia

Criminal Victimization
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual

Child Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Parent Aggression in Two Generations
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2018

How Effective Are Lethality Assessment Programs for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence?
National Institute of Justice, June 2018

Exploratory Research into the Intersection of Forced Marriage, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2017

Relationship Abuse During the Transition From Adolescence to Young Adulthood
National Institute of Justice, August 2017

Repeat Violent Victimization, 2005-14
Bureau of Justice Statistics, August 2017

Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-2016
National Institute of Justice, August 2017

Police Response to Domestic Violence, 2006-2015
Bureau of Justice Statistics, May 2017

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 State Report
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2017

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored, December 2016

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men 
National Institute of Justice, October 2016

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men
National Institute of Justice, September 2016

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men - 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 
National Institute of Justice, June 2016

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings From the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
National Institute of Justice, May 2016

Summary Report: Latino Intimate Partner Homicide
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2015

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
The mission of BJS is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels. See the following NIJ pages for research, information and resources:

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NISVS is an ongoing survey that collects national- and state-level data on intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking in the United States. See Data.gov for access to the NISVS datasets.

Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
Through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's SBB, users can access online information to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization. See the SBB Spotlight on Youth Victims of Violence for data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on youth victims of domestic violence.

Learn More

See the following other Special Features for additional information and resources: