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  • FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2010
  • WWW.OJP.GOV
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Contact: Michelle Person (202) 305-7381
  • After Hours: (202) 598-9294

*****MEDIA ADVISORY****

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO RELEASE REPORT ON
SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION IN PRISONS AND JAILS REPORTED BY INMATES, 2008-09

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics will issue a news release EMBARGOED until THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010, AT 10:00 A.M. To access the embargoed news release and the full report now available on the BJS website, send an email to bjspress@usdoj.gov. You must type VICTIMIZATION in the subject line to receive a user ID and password. Following publication the report and press release can be found at http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov.

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The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the nationís capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has seven components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.