National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

Victims With Disabilities publications

 

Publications:


Additional Resources - 11

Medical Resources - 2

 

Additional Resources

 

American Indians and Crime American Indians and Crime

 

American Indians and Crime. This 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

American Indians and Crime Press Release American Indians and Crime Press Release

 

This press release discusses the major conclusions of American Indians and Crime, a 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

American Indians and Crime:  A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002 American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002

 

This report, written and distributed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system and reports the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This report updates a previous BJS report, American Indians and Crime, published in 1999. The findings include the involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence against Indians. The report describes victim-offender relationships, the race of those involved in violence against Indians, and the rate of reporting to police by victims. It discusses the rates of arrest, suspect investigations and charges filed, and incarceration of Indians for violent crimes.

 

 

Crime Against People with Disabilities, 2008. Crime Against People with Disabilities, 2008.

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, contains discusses the National Crime Victimization Survey's conclusions regarding the frequency and prevalence of violence persons with physical, mental, cognitive, or mobility disabilities in the United States in 2008.

 

 

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2008-2010 - Statistical Tables Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2008-2010 - Statistical Tables

 

This document, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, contains tables illustrating frequency and prevalence of violence persons with physical, mental, cognitive, or mobility disabilities in the United States between 2008 and 2010.

 

 

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 - Statistical Tables Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 - Statistical Tables

 

This document, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, contains tables illustrating frequency and prevalence of violence persons with physical, mental, cognitive, or mobility disabilities in the United States between2009 and 2011.

 

 

Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007) Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007)

 

This report, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, provides information addressing 4 key goals: 1) To identify how many women in the U.S. and in college settings have ever been raped or sexually assaulted during their lifetime and within the past year; 2) To identify key case characteristics of drug-facilitated and forcible rapes; 3) To examine factors that affect the willingness of women to report rape to law enforcement or seek help from their support network; and 4) To make comparisons between the different types of rape with regard to the numbers of women affected in the U.S. and college settings, risk factors, reporting to law enforcement, and mental health consequences.

 

 

First Response to Victims of Crime: A Guidebook for Law Enforcement Officers First Response to Victims of Crime: A Guidebook for Law Enforcement Officers

 

This Office for Victims of Crime Guidebook is an educational multimedia package, produced by the National Sheriffs' Association, which looks at the impact of crime on victims and describes steps that law enforcement can take, as first responders, to meet victims' needs. Among the types of victimizations covered are sexual assault, drunk driving, homicide, human trafficking, and mass casualties. The special needs of older victims, child victims, immigrants, and victims with disabilities are addressed as well.

 

 

Sex Offenses and Offenders: Analysis of Data on Rape and Sexual Assault (February 1997) Sex Offenses and Offenders: Analysis of Data on Rape and Sexual Assault (February 1997)

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, draws on more than 24 statistical datasets to provide an overview of violent victimization by sexual assault and the characteristics of the offenders who commit these crimes. Among the findings in this, a high percentage of the rape and sexual assault victims are children, and in 90 percent of the cases, the victim knew the offender.

 

 

Understanding the Needs of the Victims of Sexual Assault in the Deaf Community (October 2005) Understanding the Needs of the Victims of Sexual Assault in the Deaf Community (October 2005)

 

This study, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, sought the opinions of service providers for deaf sexual assault victims and the views of members of the deaf community, in order to identify service gaps for these victims and how law enforcement agencies can be a more effective resource for them.

 

 

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What Is Known (2008) Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What Is Known (2008)

 

This report was funded by a National Institute of Justice Grant. Based on a synthesis of the empirical literature and original data analyses, this report presents an overview of the epidemiology of violence against American-Indian and Alaska-Native women as well as a review of the criminal justice responses to this violence.

 

 

Medical Resources

 

Crime Against Peope with Disabilities, 2007 Crime Against Peope with Disabilities, 2007

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the National Crime Victimization Survey's conclusions regarding the frequency and prevalence of violence persons with physical, mental, cognitive, or mobility disabilities in the United States in 2007.

 

 

People with Disabilities and Sexual Assault People with Disabilities and Sexual Assault

 

People with Disabilities and Sexual Assault: 2003 information fact sheet provided by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

 

 

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This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy