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  • Friday, April 22, 2011
  • Contact: Office of Justice Programs
  • Telephone: (202) 307-0703

Weekly News Brief

Prison Rape Hearing, April 26-27 - The Review Panel on Prison Rape will hold hearings in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 26, 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., and Wednesday, April 27, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. at the Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street. The purpose of the hearing is to assist the Bureau of Justice Statistics in identifying common characteristics of rape victims and perpetrators in adult U.S. prisons and jails with the highest and lowest incidences of rape. The findings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape for the BJS report on Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails reported By Inmates, 2008-2009 link is: