The number of adults supervised by the U.S. correctional system dropped for the ninth consecutive year in 2016. At yearend 2016, approximately one in every 38 adults in the United States was under some form of correctional supervision. More than two-thirds (69 percent) of the correctional population were supervised in the community at year-end 2016. (Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics,?Correctional Populations in the United States, 2016, April 2018).
- Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): Corrections Programs
- National Parole Resource Center
- National Reentry Resource Center
- Prison Rape Elimination Act
- Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Programs
- Reentry Resource Center
Visit the following sites to learn about training and technical assistance services from and supported by OJP bureaus/offices and other federal agencies:
- Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
- Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC)
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS): Justice Events
- National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Training
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Events
Evaluations on the use of tasers and other conducted energy devices (CEDs) by law enforcement are available in the following 八旗旗主是几品National Institute of Justice (NIJ) publications:
- Study of Deaths Following Electro Muscular Disruption
- Police Use of Force, Tasers and Other Less-Lethal Weapons
- Final Findings From the Expert Panel on the Safety of Conducted Energy Devices
Additional research is available on the Assessing the Safety of Conducted Energy Devices section of the NIJ website.
You can also conduct a search of our National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)?Abstracts Database for further information.
To obtain information about or locate sex offenders in a specific area, please visit the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), a Department of Justice website which allows you to conduct a nationwide search of sex offender registries using a number of different search options. NSOPW enables every citizen to search the latest information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories, and participating tribes for the identity and location of known sex offenders.
Also visit the Federal Bureau of Investigation?Sex Offender Registry?webpage?where you can view state-specific registry websites.
For additional information about sex offenders, visit the?Sex Offenders Special Feature.