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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2001 "Firearm rejection rate in 2001 similar to prior years - An estimated 8 million prospective purchasers checked"
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Department of Justice awards over $36 million to improve criminal background check systems"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2001: Changes 1999-2001 with Trends 1993-2001 "Nation's violent crime victimization rate falls 10 percent -- 50 percent drop since survey began in 1973"
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2001 "U.S. Correctional population reaches 6.6 million -- One in 32 adult residents incarcerated or under community supervision"
Press Release Immigration Offenders in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 2000 "Immigration law prosecutions double during 1996-2000"
Press Release Prisoners in 2001 "State prison population drops in second half of 2001 -- Federal inmate growth continues"
Press Release Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994 "Two-thirds of former State prisoners rearrested for serious new crimes"
Press Release Prosecutors in State Courts, 2001 "Number of full-time prosecutors grows in nation's State court systems"
Press Release Police Departments in Large Cities, 1990-2000 "Education and training requirements for big city police officers increase, starting salaries remain flat"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2001 "Federal Prison population increases a record amount -- State and local inmate growth moderates"
Press Release Hispanic Victims of Violent Crime, 1993-2000/Vïctimas Hispanas de Crímenes Violentos, 1993-2000 "Rate of violent crime victimization among Hispanics drops more than 50 percent in the last seven years."
Press Release Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1999 "United States spends record amount on criminal justice activities"
Press Release Violence in the Workplace, 1993-99 "Law enforcement officers most at risk for workplace violence -- College and University faculty members have the lowest rates"
Press Release Capital Punishment 2000 "Eighty-five offenders executed during 2000, 13 percent drop from the previous year. Thirty-seven States and Federal government held almost 3,600 inmates on death row"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release Firearm Use by Offenders "Eighteen percent of State prisoners committed their crimes while armed -- Nine percent of State prisoners fired their weapons during the offense"
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2001 "Nation's schools experience a drop in crime and victimization, according to the Departments of Justice & Education"
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence and Age of Victim, 1993-99 "Violence rates among intimate partners differ greatly according to age"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
Press Release Trends in State Parole, 1990-2000 "Forty-two percent of State parole discharges were successful"
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) "Department of Justice announces $40 million to enhance States' criminal justice records"
Press Release Hate Crimes Reported in NIBRS, 1997-99 "Justice Department releases 1997 to 1999 Hate Crime Statistics"
Part of the Hate Crime Series
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2000 "National correctional population reaches new high -- Grows by 117,400 during 2000 to total 6.5 million adults"
Press Release Federal Drug Offenders, 1999 with Trends 1984-99 "Federal drug law changes led to longer prison sentences"
Press Release Prisoners in 2000 "Nation's State prison population falls in second half of 2000 -- First such decline since 1972"
Press Release Mental Health Treatment in State Prisons, 2000 "Eighty-nine percent of state adult correctional facilities provide mental health services for prisoners"
Press Release HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1999 "HIV rates in Nation's prisons remain stable -- AIDS-related deaths among prisoners drop sharply"
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