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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Crimes against Persons Age 65 or Older, 1992-97 "People 65 years old and older less likely to be victims of violent crime than younger U.S. residents"
1/9/2000
Press Release Capital Punishment 1998 "Eighteen States executed 68 prisoners during 1998 -- eighty-nine executed so far this year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/12/1999
Press Release Women Offenders About 2.1 million violent female offenders annually. Most commit simple assaults against other females
12/5/1999
Press Release Federal Enforcement of Environment Laws, 1997 "Prosecutors investigated almost 1,000 individuals and businesses suspected of criminal environmental law violations"
11/29/1999
Press Release HIV in Prisons 1997 "Rates of HIV infection and AIDs-related deaths drop among the Nation's prisoners"
11/3/1999
Press Release Local Police Departments, 1997: Executive Summary and Sheriffs' Departments, 1997: Executive Summary "Personnel increases in local police and sheriffs' departments"
10/29/1999
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 52 percent of the civil trial cases in Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
9/1/1999
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 1998 "U.S. Correctional Population reaches 5.9 million offenders"
8/22/1999
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Grants "Justice Department awards over $42 million to improve criminal history records"
8/20/1999
Press Release Prisoners in 1998 "The Nation's prison population grew by 60,000 inmates last year, the largest increase since 1995"
8/15/1999
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1998: Changes 1997-98 with Trends 1993-98 "U.S. violent crime rate fell another 7 percent last year, 27 percent lower than in 1993"
7/18/1999
Press Release Mental Health and Treatment of Inmates and Probationers "More than a quarter million prison and jail inmates are identified as mentally ill"
7/11/1999
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, the Brady Interim Period, 1994-98 "An estimated 312,000 handgun sales blocked during the 1994-1998 Brady interim period"
6/15/1999
Press Release DWI Offenders under Correctional Supervision "More than 500,000 drunk drivers on probation or incarcerated in 1997"
6/13/1999
Press Release Criminal Victimization and Perceptions of Community Safety in 12 Cities, 1998 "Survey in 12 cities show widespread community support for police: New process collects data on victimization, citizen perceptions of police and crime"
6/3/1999
Press Release Prior Abuse Reported by Inmates and Probationers "Prison and jail inmates report higher rates of physical and sexual abuse before their confinement"
4/11/1999
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1998 "Incarceration rate more than doubles in dozen years"
3/14/1999
Press Release Carjackings in the United States, 1992-96 "Reports shows almost 49,000 non-fatal carjackings every year"
3/7/1999
Press Release American Indians and Crime "American Indians are victims of violent crime at double the rate of the general population"
2/14/1999
Press Release Truth in Sentencing in State Prisons "State sentencing law changes linked to increasing time served in State prisons"
1/10/1999
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of State and Federal Prisoners, 1997 "More than three-quarters of prisoners had abused drugs in the past"
1/5/1999
Press Release Homicide Trends in the United States "Nation's largest cities lead the way as homicides fall to lowest rate in three decades"
1/2/1999
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"
12/27/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment 1997 "Seventeen states executed 74 prisoners during 1997"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/13/1998
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."
10/9/1998
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