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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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
Press Release Federal Criminal Justice Trends, 2003 "The nation's Federal criminal justice caseload grew substantially during ten-year period"
8/30/2006
Press Release Violent Felons in Large Urban Counties "Study finds more than half of all convicted violent felons had a prior record -- Thirty percent of those who murdered were younger than 21"
8/6/2006
Press Release Appeals from General Civil Trials in 46 Large Counties, 2001-2005 "Approximately 15 percent of state civil trials are appealed, according to justice department report"
7/6/2006
Press Release Citizen Complaints about Police Use of Force "Citizens complained more than 26,000 times in 2002 about excessive police force - Evidence in about 8% of complaints justified disciplinary action"
6/25/2006
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear, 2005 "Nation's prison and jail population grew 2.6 percent during 12 months that ended June 30, 2005"
5/21/2006
Press Release Identity Theft, 2004 "3.6 million U.S. households learned they were identity theft victims during a six-month period in 2004"
Part of the Identity Theft Series
4/2/2006
Press Release National Computer Security Survey "National Computer Security Survey announced"
2/9/2006
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2005 "School violence rate stable - Lowest level in a decade"
11/20/2005
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2004 "Number of death row inmates declined for fourth year during 2004"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
11/13/2005
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2004 "Almost 7 million adults under correctional supervision behind bars or on probation or parole in the community"
11/2/2005
Press Release Prisoners in 2004 "The Nation's prison population continues its slow growth - Up 1.9 Percent Last Year"
10/23/2005
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Awards "Department of Justice awards $26 million to enhance State criminal justice records "
9/26/2005
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2004 "Violent crimes and property crimes remained at 30-year lows in 2004"
9/25/2005
Press Release Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003 "Nation's younger teens experienced largest decrease in crime victimizations between 1993 and 2003"
8/31/2005
Press Release Suicide and Homicide in State Prisons and Local Jails "State prison homicide rates down 93 percent -- jail suicide rates 64 percent lower than in early 1980s"
8/21/2005
Press Release Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts, 2002-03 "Number of Federal tort trials fell by almost 80 percent from 1985 through 2003."
8/17/2005
Press Release Family Violence Statistics "Rate of family violence dropped by more than one-half from 1993 to 2002"
6/12/2005
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates, Midyear 2004 "Nation's prison and jail population grew by 932 inmates per week -- Number of female inmates reached more than 100,000"
4/24/2005
Press Release Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories, 2002 "Federal, state and local crime lab backlog reached 500,000 in 2002"
2/23/2005
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2004 "Nation's school crime rate continues decline"
11/29/2004
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2003 "Number of death row inmates declined for third straight year during 2003"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
11/14/2004
Press Release Prisoners in 2003 "U.S. prison population approaches 1.5 million"
11/7/2004
Press Release Crime and the Nation's Households, 2003 "Crime victimization in U.S. households remains at lowest levels -- 15 percent affected in 2003 compared to 25 percent in 1994"
10/27/2004
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2003 "About 7.8 million firearms applications approved last year -- 126,000 firearms applications rejected."
9/23/2004
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