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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Arrest-Related Deaths in the United States, 2003-2005 "States reported more than 2,000 arrest-related deaths from 2003 through 2005 -- Homicides by Officers Made Up More Than Half of Such Fatalities"
Part of the Arrest-Related Deaths Series
10/11/2007
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2007 "School crime rates stable -- Children 50 times more likely to be murdered away from school than at school"
12/2/2007
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2005 "HIV/AIDS cases among state and federal prison inmates fell for the sixth straight year during 2005 -- The estimated number of AIDS-related deaths continued to decline"
9/27/2007
Press Release Prisoners in 2006 and Probation and Parole in the United States, 2006 "One in every 31 U.S. adults was in a prison or jail or on probation or parole at the end of last year"
12/5/2007
Press Release Black Victims of Violent Crime "Black Americans were victims in 15 percent of all nonfatal violent crimes and 49 percent of all homicides during 2005"
8/9/2007
Press Release Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2004 "Law enforcement employment grew between 2000-2004 according to Justice Department study"
6/28/2007
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 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 HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1999 "HIV rates in Nation's prisons remain stable -- AIDS-related deaths among prisoners drop sharply"
7/8/2001
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2000 "Firearms purchase applications declined during 2000 -- About 2 percent of the requests were rejected"
7/1/2001
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 Reporting Crime to the Police, 1992-2000 "Half of all violent crimes and a third of property crimes were reported to law enforcement agencies in 2000"
3/9/2003
Press Release Capital Punishment 2001 "Bureau of Justice Statistics releases annual report on Capital Punishment"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/15/2002
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001 "Intimate partners committed 20 percent of non-fatal violence against women in 2001"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
2/23/2003
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2001 "Firearm rejection rate in 2001 similar to prior years - An estimated 8 million prospective purchasers checked"
9/22/2002
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 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 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 National Criminal History Improvement Program "Department of Justice awards over $36 million to improve criminal background check systems"
9/22/2002
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"
9/9/2002
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"
8/25/2002
Press Release Immigration Offenders in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 2000 "Immigration law prosecutions double during 1996-2000"
8/6/2002
Press Release Prisoners in 2001 "State prison population drops in second half of 2001 -- Federal inmate growth continues"
7/30/2002
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