Industry Fast Facts
Crime Characteristics: Summary Findings Bureau of Justice Statistics
- Workplace violence accounted for 18 percent of all violent crime.
- Victims of workplace violence identified intimates as the perpetrator in about 1 percent of all violent workplace crimes. About 40 percent of the victims of nonfatal violence in the workplace reported that they knew their offenders.
- Of victims of violent crime, 22 percent were involved in some form of leisure activity away from home at the time of their victimization, 22 percent said they were at home, and another 20 percent mentioned they were at work or traveling to or from work when the crime occurred.
- While working or on duty, U.S. residents experienced 1.7 million violent victimizations annually from 1993 to 1999, including 1.3 million simple assaults, 325,000 aggravated assaults, 36,500 rapes and sexual assaults, 70,000 robberies, and 900 homicides.
- In every year from 1992 to 2002, students ages 12-18 were more likely to experience a serious violent crime away from school than at school.
See how EZ Screen maintains full compliance with standards that govern the industry.
- Background Screening – Past, Present and Future (napbs)
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
- U.S. Department of Justice Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (individual’s request for FBI records)
- U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
- National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics (SEARCH)
- Nonprofit Risk Management Center
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