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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Federal Firearm Offenders, 1992-98: With Preliminary Data for 1999 & Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 1999 "More than 200,000 firearms applications rejected in 1999--Defendants charged with Federal firearms offenses increased from 1998 to 1999"
6/4/2000
Press Release Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1998 "Cross-agency Federal arrest data published for first time -- almost half of arrests for drug or immigration offenses"
5/31/2000
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate partner violence against women declined from 1993 through 1998 -- One-third of all murdered females were killed by partner"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
5/17/2000
Press Release Drug Use, Testing, and Treatment in Jails "Most Jails that test for drugs find at least one inmate who tests positive"
5/10/2000
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1999 "Nation's prison and jail population reaches 1,860,520 -- could reach two million by late 2001"
4/19/2000
Press Release Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 62 percent of the contract trial cases in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
4/2/2000
Press Release Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1998 "Number of Federal law enforcement officers grew 11 percent in two years"
3/12/2000
Press Release Survey of DNA Crime Laboratories, 1998 "Sixty-nine percent of public forensic laboratories had DNA test backlogs in 1997"
2/16/2000
Press Release Veterans in Prison and Jail "Male military veterans are incarcerated at less than half the rate of non-veterans"
1/18/2000
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990-98 "More than 42,000 civil rights complaints filed in Federal district courts during 1998"
1/16/2000
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
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