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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program, 2004 "Department of Justice announces $31 million to enhance state criminal justice records."
9/23/2004
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2003 "Almost 6.9 million on probation or parole or incarcerated in U.S. prisons or jails"
7/25/2004
Press Release Profile of Jail Inmates, 2002 "Half of local jail inmates were on probation, parole, or pre-trial release at arrest"
7/18/2004
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2003 "Nation's prison population increase largest in four years - Nearly 2.1 million incarcerated in local, state and federal facilities"
5/27/2004
Press Release Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States "Nation spends $167 billion on criminal and civil justice services: Since 1982, Justice expenditures average 8 Percent growth annually"
Part of the Justice Expenditure and Employment Series
5/2/2004
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 & Medical Malpractice Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 "Plaintiffs won 55 percent of civil trials in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during 2001"
4/18/2004
Press Release Violent Victimization of College Students "College students victimized less by violent crime than non-students according to new Justice Department study"
12/7/2003
Press Release Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from Prison in 1994 "5 Percent of sex offenders rearrested for another sex crime within 3 years of prison release"
11/16/2003
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2002 "U.S. executions up for first time in three years"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
11/9/2003
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2003 "Nation's school crime rate declining"
10/22/2003
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2002 "Background checks blocked 136,000 gun purchases in 2002"
9/17/2003
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2002 "Background checks blocked 136,000 gun purchases in 2002"
9/17/2003
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2002 "Violent crime and property crime fall to the lowest levels since 1973"
8/24/2003
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2002 "One in every 32 adults now on probation, parole or incarcerated"
8/20/2003
Press Release Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001 "More than 5.6 million U.S. residents have served or are serving time in State or Federal prisons"
8/17/2003
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