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Global terrorism data for Kenya, 1970-2016

Information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 to 2016. Data for Kenya could be downloaded by attack type, target type, casualties, fatalities and injuries, amongst others. The database was created by the University of Maryland.
Crime & justice

Terrorism deaths in Kenya, a 2016 report

A report on incidents of terrorism in Kenya. It was published by the US State Department.
Crime & justice

Detailed Kenyan crime statistics for 2016

The 2016 annual crime report includes wide-ranging categories of crime, including crime indexes (crime per 100,000 people), police officers killed, school unrests, drug and narcotic substances and terrorism. A report published by Kenya's National Police Service.
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Kenyan women aged 15-49 as victims of sexual violence

A table illustrating the proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years who have experienced intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. A survey published as a PDF by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in 2014.
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The state of the Kenyan judiciary, a 2016-2017 report

A report focussing on Kenyan service delivery, institutional improvements such as the state of judiciary processes, policies, independence, infrastructure and the enhancement in personnel structures and capacity. A 2016-2017 report published by the Judiciary of Kenya.
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Audit of Kenyan criminal justice system, a 2017 report

This report, published by the National Council on the Administration of Justice, includes data on pre-trial detention, arrests, charges, bail, remand, verdicts, sentencing and appeals. It was published in 2017.
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Number of Kenyan police officers for 2015-2016

Data on the numbers of Kenyan police officers employed, police vetting, achievements of the commission and its finances. This is the 2015/16 annual report published by the National Police Service Commission.
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Number of Kenyan prison officers, 2017 study

A table illustrating the number of prison officers in Kenya. The survey was published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
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Prison population in 2017 Kenyan study

A table illustrating the details of prison population by gender and duration of sentence for the period 2012 to 2016. A survey published by the National Bureau of Statistics.