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Statutes - 1

Additional Resources - 18

 

Statutes

 

42 U.S.C. §§ 15601, et. seq. –The Prison Rape Elimination Act 42 U.S.C. §§ 15601, et. seq. –The Prison Rape Elimination Act

 

The Prison Rape Elimination Act, passed by Congress in 2003, provides resources, recommendations, information, and funding to eliminate rape in local, tribal, state, and federal prisons.

 

 

Additional Resources

 

Data Collections For The Prison Rape Elimination Act Of 2003 Data Collections For The Prison Rape Elimination Act Of 2003

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, includes highlights of the Prison Rape Elimination Act and addresses some of the complexities of collecting sensitive data from various correctional populations. The report also contains descriptions of new data collection efforts that BJS is undertaking in order to meet the requirements of the legislation.

 

 

Handbook on Justice for Victims Handbook on Justice for Victims

 

This handbook, developed by the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, outlines the basic steps in developing comprehensive assistance services for victims of crime.

 

 

Hearing on Sexual Violence by the Review Panel on Prison Rape Hearing on Sexual Violence by the Review Panel on Prison Rape

 

This document is a transcript of the Hearing on Sexual Violence by the Review Panel on Prison Rape. The hearing took place on November 14, 2006.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 1998 and 1999 Jails in Indian Country, 1998 and 1999

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, presents findings from the 1998 and 1999 Surveys of Jails in Indian Country and includes an enumeration of all 69 confinement facilities, detention centers, jails, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1998 and 1999.

 

 

Jails In Indian Country, 2000 Jails In Indian Country, 2000

 

This report, compiled and written by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, presents information on the characteristics of tribally operated law enforcement agencies in the United States, including personnel, services, and functions. These selected findings include a special section on crime in Indian Country. Agency data are taken from the 2000 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2002 Jails in Indian Country, 2002

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2002 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report also provides an accounting of all incarcerated people in Indian Country in 2002.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2003 Jails in Indian Country, 2003

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2003 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report also provides an accounting of all incarcerated people in Indian Country in 2003.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2004 Jails in Indian Country, 2004

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2004 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report also provides an accounting of all incarcerated people in Indian Country in 2004.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2007 Jails in Indian Country, 2007

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2007 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report provides trends in the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday in June, peak population, average daily population, admissions in June, and average expected length of stay in jail upon admission. It also provides data on rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing in June 2007, and counts of inmate deaths and suicide attempts.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2008 Jails in Indian Country, 2008

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2008 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report provides trends in the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday in June, peak population, average daily population, admissions in June, and average expected length of stay in jail upon admission. It also provides data on rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing in June 2008, and counts of inmate deaths and suicide attempts.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2009 Jails in Indian Country, 2009

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2009 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of all of the jails in Indian Country, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report provides trends in the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday in June, peak population, average daily population, admissions in June, and average expected length of stay in jail upon admission. It also provides data on rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing in June 2009, and counts of inmate deaths and suicide attempts.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2010 Jails in Indian Country, 2010

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2010 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of 80 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report provides trends in the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday in June, peak population, average daily population, admissions in June, and average expected length of stay in jail upon admission. It also provides data on rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing in June 2010, and counts of inmate deaths and suicide attempts.

 

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2011 Jails in Indian Country, 2011

 

This report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, represents findings from the 2011 Survey of Jails in Indian Country. It contains an enumeration of 80 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report provides trends in the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday in June, peak population, average daily population, admissions in June, and average expected length of stay in jail upon admission. It also provides data on rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing in June 2011, and counts of inmate deaths and suicide attempts.

 

 

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities

 

This report, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, seeks to provide guidance to administrators of tribal detention facilities on the key policy issues for the prevention, reduction, detection, and punishment of sexual abuse against inmates in Indian Country, including in jails, juvenile detention facilities, and police lock-ups.

 

 

Prisoners in 2011 Prisoners in 2011

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, compares changes in the prison population during 2011 to changes from 2000 through 2010. It explores factors leading to the second straight year of decline in the state prison population, as well as continued growth in the federal prison population. Findings cover data on decreasing admissions and releases in state prisons; imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than one year, by jurisdiction, age, race, Hispanic origin, sex, and offense distributions of prisoners; and the contribution of California's new Public Safety Realignment policy on the national state prison population.

 

 

Sexual Victimization in Local Jails Reported by Inmates, 2007 Sexual Victimization in Local Jails Reported by Inmates, 2007

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, compiles information regarding sexual victimization of incarcerated persons in local jails and detention facilities in 2007.

 

 

Sexual Victimization in State and Federal Prisons Reported by Inmates, 2007 Sexual Victimization in State and Federal Prisons Reported by Inmates, 2007

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, compiles information regarding sexual victimization of incarcerated persons in State and Federal prisons, jails, and detention facilities in 2007.

 

 

Sexual Violence Reported By Correctional Authorities, 2005 Sexual Violence Reported By Correctional Authorities, 2005

 

This report, authored and compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, reports upon data from the Survey on Sexual Violence, 2005, an administrative records collection of incidents of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual violence reported to correctional authorities. The report provides counts of sexual violence, by type, for adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities.

 

 

National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault, a project by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy © 2018

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