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Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities 2007-2008
The report examines 2007 and 2008 data from the Survey of Sexual Violence (SSV); and presents counts of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities. Appendix tables include counts of sexual victimization, by type, for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, all state systems, and surveyed jail jurisdictions. An in-depth examination of substantiated incidents is also presented, covering the number and characteristics of victims and perpetrators, location, time of day, nature of the injuries, impact on the victims, and sanctions imposed on the perpetrators.
United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
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