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BJS Releases Female Murder Victims and Victim-Offender Relationship, 2021

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, today released Female Murder Victims and Victim-Offender Relationship, 2021.

This brief Just the Stats report presents findings on murder victims by victim sex and the relationship of the victim to the alleged offender. The report provides information based on crime estimates derived from data submitted by law enforcement agencies to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System in 2021.

Title: Female Murder Victims and Victim-Offender Relationship, 2021 (NCJ 305613)

Author: Erica L. Smith, BJS Statistician

Where: https://bjs.ojp.gov/female-murder-victims-and-victim-offender-relationship-2021

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. Alexis R. Piquero, PhD, is the director.

About the Office of Justice Programs

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 program offices can be found at www.ojp.gov.


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Date Published: December 13, 2022