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Thursday, February 24, 2022

BJS Releases Criminal Victimization, 2020 – Supplemental Statistical Tables

      WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics today released Criminal Victimization, 2020 – Supplemental Statistical Tables.  This report presents official estimates of criminal victimizations reported and not reported to police from BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey.  It includes statistics on nonfatal violent (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault and simple assault) and property crimes (burglary or trespassing, motor vehicle theft and other types of household theft).  It is the first release of the 2020 violent and property crime prevalence estimates and includes additional 2020 victimization and incident estimates that were not included in the Criminal Victimization, 2020 report.

      TITLE:  Criminal Victimization, 2020 – Supplemental Statistical Tables (NCJ 303936)

      AUTHORS:  BJS Statisticians Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., and Alexandra Thompson

      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 Created: February 24, 2022