We now have added "Informational Posts" which are tidbits of information that may come in handy at some point.

Sex Offenses Reported via NIBRS in 2013


Changing the Definition of RAPE: The FBI partnered with the Office of Violence Against Women to update the definition of rape in the SRS beginning in 2013. For more than 80 years, rape had been defined in the SRS as a female victim of a male offender. This definition served as an indicator of sexual violence, but over time, the public recognized the need for an accounting of each sex offense type and further understanding of the characteristics of its victims. ..Continued.. (Several other important charts are displayed, worth reviewing)

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