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This report provides data on domestic violence offenses in Alabama, including homicides, for the calendar year of 2012.
Authors: Statistical Analysis Center of the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center
January 2014
The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women publishes The Femicide Report, a report on women and children murdered in Minnesota, to educate the public about the lethality of domestic violence and child abuse.
Authors: Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW)
February 1999
Reports rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by Native Americans and summarizes data on Native Americans in the criminal justice system.
Authors: Lawrence Greenfield and Steven Smith
December 2004
Summarizes data on American Indians in the criminal justice system and reports the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians. This report updates a previous BJS report, American Indians and Crime, published in 1999.
Authors: Steven W. Perry
May 2012
This VPC study is the largest and most comprehensive analysis conducted on murder-suicide in the U.S.
Authors: Violence Policy Center (VPC)
May 2012
In this report, the VPC estimates that more than 1,300 Americans died in murder-suicides in 2011 and that 12 murder-suicides occur in the United States each week.
Authors: Violence Policy Center (VPC)
March 2009
Presents findings about violent crime and property crime experienced by the Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander population in the United States.
Authors: Bureau of Justice Statistics
October 2009
This Bulletin discusses survey findings regarding children’s direct and indirect exposure to specific categories of violence, how exposure changes as children grow up, and the prevalence and incidence of multiple and cumulative exposures to violence.
Authors: David Finkelhor, Heather Turner, Richard Ormrod, Sherry Hamby, and Kristen Kracke
October 2009
This report presents findings about nonfatal violent and property crime experienced by persons with disabilities in 2007, including rape/sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault and property crime.
Authors: Bureau of Justice Statistics
December 2010
This report presents findings about nonfatal violent and property crime experienced in 2008 by persons with disabilities, based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Authors: Erika Harrell and Michael Rand