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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales "New report compares crime rates in the United States with rates in England and Wales"
10/4/1998
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1997 "Nation's probation and parole population reached new high last year"
8/10/1998 NCJ 172216
Press Release German and American Prosecutions: An Approach to Statistical Comparison "Most serious crime rates far higher in the United States than in Germany"
8/9/1998
Press Release Prisoners in 1997 "Nation's prison population increased by more than 5 percent during 1997"
8/2/1998
Press Release Workplace Violence, 1992-96 "About 2 million people attacked or threatened in the workplace every year"
7/26/1998
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1997 "Presale background checks blocked an estimated 69,000 handgun sales last year"
6/21/1998
Press Release Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996 "The number of State and local law enforcement officers assigned to patrol and response duties grew by 19 percent in four years"
Part of the Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies Series
6/7/1998
Press Release Profile of Jail Inmates, 1996 "High levels of alcohol and drug dependence common among nation's jail inmates"
4/26/1998
Press Release Students' Reports of School Crime: 1989 and 1995 "Joint Justice Department/Education Department study shows little increase in school crime between 1989 and 1995"
4/12/1998
Press Release Alcohol and Crime "Four in ten criminal offenders report alcohol as a factor in violence -- But alcohol-related deaths and consumption in decline"
4/5/1998
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of Adults on Probation, 1995 "Almost half of all probationers under the influence of alcohol or drugs when committing their offense"
3/22/1998
Press Release Violence by Intimates "Murder by intimates declined 36 percent since 1976 - Decrease greater for male than for female victims"
3/16/1998 NCJ 228356
Press Release Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1996 "Federal Government employs 74,500 law officers"
1/25/1998
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear, 1997 "Nation's prisons and jails hold more than 1.7 million: Up almost 100,000 in a year"
1/18/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1996 "Prisoner executions rise significantly"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/14/1997
Press Release Characteristics of Adults on Probation, 1995 "Nearly three-quarters of all probationers had some recent contact with their probation officers: Almost 3.2 million adults on probation"
12/3/1997
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
11/22/1997
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1996: Changes 1995-96 with Trends 1993-96 "Violent victimization fell 10% last year: Property crimes declined 8%"
11/15/1997
Press Release Prisoner Petitions in the Federal Courts, 1980-96 "State and Federal prisoners filed 68,235 petitions in the United States Courts during 1996"
10/29/1997
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1996: A National Estimate "Brady Act background checks prevent 173,000 illegal handgun purchases since February 1994 implementation: Handgun figure is subset of more than 250,000 firearm sales blocked since February 1994"
9/4/1997
Press Release Violence-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments "1.4 million people treated in hospital emergency rooms for violence-related injuries: Approximately 17 percent injured by intimates"
8/24/1997
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1996 "Nation's probation and parole population reached almost 3.9 million last year"
8/14/1997 NCJ 166364
Press Release Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 1995 "Prison construction keeping pace with population growth"
8/7/1997
Press Release Prisoners in 1996 "Nation's prison population increased 5 percent last year"
6/22/1997
Press Release BJS Web Site Revised and Sourcebook Online is Updated Regularly "Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics puts new crime data on the Internet"
5/2/1997
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