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BJS and NCES Release Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2021

      WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) today released Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2021.

      This report is the 24th in a series of annual publications produced jointly by BJS and NCES. The report provides official estimates of school crime and safety from a variety of data sources, including national surveys of students, teachers, principals and post-secondary institutions. It presents data on different types of student victimization, measures of school conditions and student perceptions about their personal safety at school. This report supplements Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School (NCJ 304624) in the Condition of Education, which BJS and NCES released on May 31, 2022.

      TITLE:  Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2021 (NCJ 304625)

      AUTHORS:  Véronique Irwin, National Center for Education Statistics
                            Ke Wang, American Institutes for Research
                            Jiashan Cui, American Institutes for Research
                            Alexandra Thompson, Bureau of Justice Statistics

      WHERE:  bjs.ojp.gov

      The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States.  Doris J. James is the acting director.

      The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law.  More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE:  bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT:  Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or [email protected]


Date Published: June 28, 2022