Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Statistics on Violent & Property Crimes against Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders

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Link to the news release and reports

In its March 2009 report, the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the Department of Justice states:
The nation’s Asian, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander population had the lowest rates of violent and property victimizations among all racial and ethnic groups between 2002 and 2006, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Asians, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders comprised about four percent of the U.S. population between 2002 and 2006 but were victims in two percent of nonfatal violent crimes and three percent of property crimes per year.
Read the summary & access the full report.
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