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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2006 and Medical Problems of Prisoners "Number of HIV-positive state and federal inmates continues to decline -- About 44 percent of state inmates and 39 percent of federal inmates have medical problems"
4/22/2008
Press Release State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases "Domestic violence defendants more likely to be convicted than non-domestic violence defendants"
2/8/2008
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2006 "Urban and suburban crime rates stable from 2005 to 2006"
12/12/2007
Press Release Prisoners in 2006 and Probation and Parole in the United States, 2006 "One in every 31 U.S. adults was in a prison or jail or on probation or parole at the end of last year"
12/5/2007
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2007 "School crime rates stable -- Children 50 times more likely to be murdered away from school than at school"
12/2/2007
Press Release Arrest-Related Deaths in the United States, 2003-2005 "States reported more than 2,000 arrest-related deaths from 2003 through 2005 -- Homicides by Officers Made Up More Than Half of Such Fatalities"
Part of the Arrest-Related Deaths Series
10/11/2007
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2005 "HIV/AIDS cases among state and federal prison inmates fell for the sixth straight year during 2005 -- The estimated number of AIDS-related deaths continued to decline"
9/27/2007
Press Release Black Victims of Violent Crime "Black Americans were victims in 15 percent of all nonfatal violent crimes and 49 percent of all homicides during 2005"
8/9/2007
Press Release Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2004 "Law enforcement employment grew between 2000-2004 according to Justice Department study"
6/28/2007
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2006 "Largest increase in prison and jail inmate populations since midyear 2000 -- More than 2.24 million incarcerated as of June 30, 2006"
6/27/2007
Press Release Medical Examiners and Coroner's Offices, 2004 "Almost 2,000 medical examiners' and coroner's offices investigated about one million deaths in 2004 -- Almost 13,500 unidentified human remains on record"
6/24/2007
Press Release Veterans in State and Federal Prisons, 2004 "Male veterans less than half as likely as male non-veterans to be in prison in 2004. Veterans older, better educated than other State and Federal prisoners"
5/20/2007
Press Release Veterans in State and Federal Prison, 2004 "Male veterans less than half as likely as male non-veterans to be in prison in 2004. Veterans older, better educated than other State and Federal prisoners"
5/20/2007
Press Release Contacts between Police and the Public, 2005 "Police stop white, black and Hispanic drivers at similar rates according to Department of Justice report"
4/29/2007
Press Release Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 "Majority of medical malpractice claims in seven states closed without compensation payments"
3/25/2007
Press Release Medical Causes of Death in State Prisons, 2001-2004 "Death rates lower in state prisons than in the general population"
1/21/2007
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate Partner Violence declined between 1993 and 2004"
12/28/2006
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2005 "The number of death row inmates declined for the fifth straight year during 2005"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/10/2006
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2006 "Serious violent crime at school continues to fall"
12/3/2006
Press Release Prisoners in 2005 and Probation and Parole in the United States, 2005 "One in every 32 adults was in a prison, jail, on probation or on parole at the end of 2005"
11/30/2006
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2004 and Medical Problems of Jail Inmates "HIV-Positive State and Federal prisoners decreased for a fifth consecutive year -- More than one third of jail inmates reported a medical problem in a national survey"
11/19/2006
Press Release Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004 "Methamphetamine use increasing among State and Federal prisoners"
10/11/2006
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), Awards "Justice awards $11 million to enhance State criminal justice records"
9/27/2006
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2005 "Violent crime rate unchanged during 2005 -- Theft rate declined"
9/10/2006
Press Release Mental Health Problems of Prison and Jail Inmates "Study finds more than half of all prison and jail inmates have mental health problems"
9/6/2006
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