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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
 
***EMBARGO UNTIL THURSDAY, CONTACT: JAMES GOODWIN, 202-353-5624
OCT. 11, 2018, 8 A.M. ET JAMES.GOODWIN@OJP.USDOJ.GOV
 
*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****
 

BJS TO RELEASE CONTACTS BETWEEN POLICE AND THE PUBLIC, 2015

 
          WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics will issue a press release and report, Contacts Between Police and the Public, 2015, EMBARGOED UNTIL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018, 8 A.M. ET. The report presents data on the nature and frequency of contact between police and U.S. residents. Findings are based on data from BJS’s 2015 Police-Public Contact Survey, a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey.
 
WHAT:      Press release and report on Contacts Between Police and the Public,
       2015 (NCJ 251145)
   
WHO:      BJS Statisticians Elizabeth Davis and Anthony Whyde and former
       BJS Statistician Lynn Langton
   
WHEN:      Thursday, October 11, 2018; 8 a.m. ET
   
WHERE:      www.bjs.gov
   
 
          MEDIA COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS: To access the embargoed press release and the full report now available on the BJS website, send an email to bjspress@usdoj.gov. You must type POLICE in the subject line to receive a user ID and password. Following publication, the report and press release can be found at www.bjs.gov. 
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