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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Contacts between Police and the Public: Findings from the 1999 National Survey "Force or threatened force used in less than 1 percent of all police-public interactions. Half of all Contacts with Law Enforcement Officers are in Traffic Stops"
3/11/2001
Press Release Community Policing in Local Police Departments, 1997 and 1999 "Community policing impacts 86 percent of U.S. population served by local police departments"
2/25/2001
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1999 "Twenty states executed 98 prisoners in 1999, most since 1951. Average Death Row Stay Was 11 Years and 11 Months "
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/10/2000
Press Release Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases "Two of three felony defendants represented by publicly-financed counsel"
11/29/2000
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2000 "Crime in the Nation's schools declined in the 1990's according to Departments of Justice & Education"
10/26/2000
Press Release Firearm Injury and Death from Crime, 1993-97 "Firearms assault injuries and murders fell between 1993 and 1997"
10/8/2000
Press Release Incarcerated Parents and Their Children "Almost 1.5 million minor children have a mother or father in prison"
8/30/2000
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1999: Changes 1998-99 with Trends 1993-99 "National violent crime rate falls more than 10 percent -- Violent victimizations down one-third since 1993"
8/27/2000
Press Release Prisoners in 1999 "The Nation's prison population growth rate slows"
8/9/2000
Press Release Probation and Parole in 1999 "U.S. Correctional Population reaches 6.3 million men and women -- represents 3.1 percent of the adult U.S. population"
7/23/2000
Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 1998 and 1999 "Jails affiliated with 53 American Indian Tribes in 18 States held 1,621 inmates on June 30, 1999"
7/9/2000
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 Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2005 "School violence rate stable - Lowest level in a decade"
11/20/2005
Press Release Characteristics of Adults on Probation, 1995 "Nearly three-quarters of all probationers had some recent contact with their probation officers: Almost 3.2 million adults on probation"
12/3/1997
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
11/22/1997
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1996: Changes 1995-96 with Trends 1993-96 "Violent victimization fell 10% last year: Property crimes declined 8%"
11/15/1997
Press Release Prisoner Petitions in the Federal Courts, 1980-96 "State and Federal prisoners filed 68,235 petitions in the United States Courts during 1996"
10/29/1997
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 Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1998 "Number of Federal law enforcement officers grew 11 percent in two years"
3/12/2000
Press Release Profile of State Prisoners under Age 18, 1985-97 "The number of people under 18 sent to adult State prisons more than doubled between 1985 and 1997"
2/27/2000
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
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