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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.

 

 

Drug Facilitated and Sexual Assault Fast Facts Drug Facilitated and Sexual Assault Fast Facts

 

This fact sheet, provided by the Department of Justice's National Drug Intelligence Center, gives a brief overview of the types of drugs that perpetrators frequently use to facilitate sexual assaults.

 

 

Drug Facilitated Rape Drug Facilitated Rape

 

Drug-Facilitated Rape: This article, funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), summarizes the phenomenon of drug facilitated rape as well as the prevalence, the prevention techniques, and the possible implications of drug facilitated rape for legal policy makers.

 

 

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.

 

 

Drugs and Crime Fact 1988 Drugs and Crime Fact 1988

 

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.

 

 

Drugs and Crime Fact 1989 Drugs and Crime Fact 1989

 

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.

 

 

Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey

 

This National Institute of Justice Research Report compares intimate partner victimization rates across gender, race, and same-sex and opposite-sex cohabitants and examines the rate of injury, victims' use of medical services, and other risk factors.

 

 

Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Memorandum of Agreement Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Memorandum of Agreement

 

This document, found in the Federal Register, serves as notice that the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Department of the Interior (DOI), and the Department of Justice (DOJ), have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) concerning alcohol and substance abuse in Indian Country.

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey

 

This two-page fact sheet, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary

 

This four-page executive summary, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report

 

The National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the report, on average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, talking, or violence by an intimate partner in the United States. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women. These findings emphasize that sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. This report not only focuses on raw data but also focuses on the long-term health implications of sexual violence.

 

 

Prosecuting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault Prosecuting Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault

 

This report, funded by a grant from the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women, discusses the best practices for prosecuting sexual assaults where the perpetrator uses alcohol to subdue the victim.

 

 

Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim

 

This brochure, published by the Office for Victims of Crime, was designed for use during a victim's hospitalization for crime-related injuries. The program provides victims of violent crime with information about emotional responses to victimization, elements of medical follow-up, physical rehabilitation processes, and the criminal justice system.

 

 

Risky Mix Risky Mix

 

Risky Mix: Drinking, Drug Use, and Homicide. In this study, funded by the National Institute of Justice, researchers looked at women from 10 geographically diverse United States cities, examining patterns of substance use by homicide or attempted homicide victims, abuse victims, and non-abused women, and by their male partners. The study focused on women that were victims of homicide or attempted homicide and their partners; abused women that were not targets of attempted homicide and their partners; and non-abused women and their partners. The researchers combined homicide victims and their partners with attempted homicide victims and their partners. The study found that, in the year before the murder, attempted murder, or the most severe violent incident, female victims used alcohol and drugs less frequently than their partners did. They consumed less of either substance when they did drink or use drugs.

 

 

SAMHSA Tribal Letter SAMHSA Tribal Letter

 

This letter, written and circulated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, seeks tribal comment on a proposed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) concerning alcohol and substance abuse in Indian Country.

 

 

Substance Abuse Treatment Substance Abuse Treatment

 

This book, written and circulated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), discusses the effective treatment of Native women for alcohol and substance abuse issues. According to SAMHSA, cultural awareness is key to Native women's success; cultural awareness can include incorporating traditional music, traditional food, or access to medicine people or tribal elders into these women's treatment.

 

 

Trauma and Justice Strategic Initiative Trauma and Justice Strategic Initiative

 

This powerpoint presentation, developed and distributed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, discusses the importance of trauma-informed care when treating substance abuse problems.

 

 

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.

 

 

Violence Against Women: Synthesis of Research for Service Providers Violence Against Women: Synthesis of Research for Service Providers

 

This report, written by Bonnie Carlson and funded by the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, covers several topic areas that include: health and emotional psychological effects of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence; how abused women cope with ongoing violence; the effects on children exposed to intimate partner violence; and both prevention and intervention with victims and offenders.

 

 

National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault, a project by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy © 2017

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