Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: Under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, Congress mandated that the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) investigate former prisoners' experiences in prison to assist in understanding the incidence and prevalence of sexual victimization within the prison setting. BJS and its subcontractor, NORC at the University of Chicago, led a national data collection effort focusing on prison sexual assault as reported by former state prisoners. The focus of the ... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR31441.v1
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