National Research

National Study on Crime against Persons with Disabilities, 2007 Conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, United States Department of Justice, this study presents the first estimates of crime against people with disabilities measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey. The report focuses on the victimization experiences of people with disabilities and compares disability types, victim characteristics and crime characteristics, such as reporting crime to the police and the presence of weapons during the crime. The study also compares the statistics against those of people without disabilities.

Empowerment for Americans With Disabilities: Breaking Barriers to Careers and Full Employment Report, October 2007 Conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, United States Department of Justice, this study presents the first estimates of crime against people with disabilities measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey. The report focuses on the victimization experiences of people with disabilities and compares disability types, victim characteristics and crime characteristics, such as reporting crime to the police and the presence of weapons during the crime. The study also compares the statistics against those of people without disabilities.