Justice Statistics: An Extended Look at Crime in the United States is a special edition of Crime in the United States. It brings together key reports that fall under this category. Topics covered include capital punishment, rape and sexual assault among college-age women, correctional populations, crime in the United States, hate crimes, probation, parole, human trafficking, and law enforcement officers killed and assaulted. Tables in this volume provide a comprehensive account of each of these subjects. Each section contains statistical tables and figures highlighting the data, as well as a brief summary of the report’s methodology and at-a-glance highlights of the most compelling information.This completely updated volume provides valuable information compiled by the Department of Justice, including its subsidiaries, the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
This publication includes more detailed information on the impact that COVID-19 had on law enforcement, incarceration, and the judiciary. Additionally, the section on capital punishment places more emphasis on the judicial process than on executions since capital punishment has been declining for two decades in the United States. Finally, a new ten-year report on recidivism of prisoners is included.
Shana Hertz Hattis has worked as an editor and writer for over a decade. Her work has spanned the fields of hospitality, health, business, and popular culture. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s degree in education degrees from Northwestern University. Hattis’s other titles for Bernan include Housing Statistics of the United States; Vital Statistics of the United States: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data; State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State; and Crime in the United States.
11/10/22, Choice Reviews: This book was highlighted in a roundup of forthcoming reference titles.