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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Carjackings in the United States, 1992-96 "Reports shows almost 49,000 non-fatal carjackings every year"
Press Release American Indians and Crime "American Indians are victims of violent crime at double the rate of the general population"
Press Release Truth in Sentencing in State Prisons "State sentencing law changes linked to increasing time served in State prisons"
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of State and Federal Prisoners, 1997 "More than three-quarters of prisoners had abused drugs in the past"
Press Release Homicide Trends in the United States "Nation's largest cities lead the way as homicides fall to lowest rate in three decades"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1997: Changes 1996-97 with Trends 1993-97 "Violent crime fell almost 7 percent last year down more than 21 percent since 1993"
Press Release Capital Punishment 1997 "Seventeen states executed 74 prisoners during 1997"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program grants "President Clinton announces over $41 million to stop violent criminals from purchasing firearms. Grants will improve criminal history records vital to National Check System."
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"
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"
Press Release Prisoners in 1997 "Nation's prison population increased by more than 5 percent during 1997"
Press Release Workplace Violence, 1992-96 "About 2 million people attacked or threatened in the workplace every year"
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1997 "Presale background checks blocked an estimated 69,000 handgun sales last year"
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
Press Release Profile of Jail Inmates, 1996 "High levels of alcohol and drug dependence common among nation's jail inmates"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1996 "Prisoner executions rise significantly"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
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"
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
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