National Prison Rape Statistics Program

To collect and analyze data on the incidence of sexual assault among individuals held in Federal and State prisons, local jails, and juvenile facilities as well as former inmates.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

National Prisoner Survey of Sexual Assault; National Survey of Sexual Assault Reported by Former Prisoners; National Prison Rape Surveillance Project; National Survey of Youths in Custody.

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.