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Sexual Violence Data: Actions Needed to Improve Clarity and Address Differences Across Federal Data Collection Efforts
GAO-16-546: Published: Jul 19, 2016. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 2016.
Four federal agencies—the Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Justice (DOJ)—manage at least 10 efforts to collect data on sexual violence, which differ in target population, terminology, measurements, and methodology. Some of these data collection efforts focus on a specific population that the agency serves—for example, the incarcerated population—while...
Inmate Reentry Programs: Enhanced Information Sharing Could Further Strengthen Coordination and Grant Management
GAO-13-93: Published: Dec 14, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 2012.
In fiscal year 2011, the Departments of Justice (DOJ), Labor (Labor), and Health and Human Services (HHS) separately administered nine fragmented but minimally overlapping reentry grant programs with low risk of duplication. Specifically, GAO found that these grant programs are fragmented since more than one federal agency is involved in administering the programs. Further, GAO found that overlap...
OCG-93-23TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized federal policy and management issues in the justice area.GAO noted that justice issues include: (1) strengthening leadership and management functions at the Department of Justice; (2) investigating and prosecuting white-collar crime; (3) making needed policy and management decisions on immigration issues; (4) responding to a rapid rise in the fed...
Grievance Mechanisms in State Correctional Institutions and Large-City Jails
GGD-77-63: Published: Jun 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1977.
Information obtained on grievance mechanisms in State correctional institutions and several large-city jails related to the number and kind of institutions covered by mechanisms, type of mechanisms used, and the extent to which mechanisms incorporated design principles devised by the Center for Community Justice. Grievances may be expressed through either formal or ombudsman procedures. The princi...