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Sexual victimization in prisons and jails reported by inmates, 2008-09: National Inmate Survey, 2008-09

Citation

Beck, A. J., Harrison, P. M., Berzofsky, M., Caspar, R., & Krebs, C. (2010). Sexual victimization in prisons and jails reported by inmates, 2008-09: National Inmate Survey, 2008-09. ((NCJ 231169); No. NCJ 231169). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau fo Justice Statistics.

Abstract

Between October 2008 and December 2009, BJS completed the second National Inmate Survey (NIS-2) in 167 state and federal prisons, 286 jails, and 10 special confinement facilities operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the U.S. Military, and correctional authorities in Indian country. The survey, conducted by RTI International (Research Triangle Park, NC), was administered to 81,566 inmates ages 18 or older, including 32,029 inmates in state and federal prisons, 48,066 in jails, 957 in ICE facilities, 399 in military facilities, and 115 in Indian country jails.