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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1994 "Almost a third of all convicted State felons were sentenced for drug trafficking or possession"
Press Release National Computer Security Survey "National Computer Security Survey announced"
Press Release State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases "Domestic violence defendants more likely to be convicted than non-domestic violence defendants"
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2006 and Medical Problems of Prisoners "Number of HIV-positive state and federal inmates continues to decline -- About 44 percent of state inmates and 39 percent of federal inmates have medical problems"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2006 "Urban and suburban crime rates stable from 2005 to 2006"
Press Release Medical Causes of Death in State Prisons, 2001-2004 "Death rates lower in state prisons than in the general population"
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate Partner Violence declined between 1993 and 2004"
Press Release Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 "Majority of medical malpractice claims in seven states closed without compensation payments"
Press Release Citizen Complaints about Police Use of Force "Citizens complained more than 26,000 times in 2002 about excessive police force - Evidence in about 8% of complaints justified disciplinary action"
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 Workplace Violence, 1992-96 "About 2 million people attacked or threatened in the workplace every year"
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1997 "Presale background checks blocked an estimated 69,000 handgun sales last year"
Press Release Female Victims of Violent Crime "Women are violent crime victims at a lower rate than men, but the difference is narrowing -- Women are more likely to be attacked by intimates"
Press Release Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 1995 "College campuses guarded by nearly 11,000 police officers -- most are armed"
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1995 "Sixteen States executed 56 offenders last year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release National Crime Victimization Survey, 1995: Preliminary Findings "Victims report 9% fewer violent crimes last year"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates, 1995 "Almost 1.6 million men and women in the Nation's Prisons and Jails"
Press Release Noncitizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1984-94 "More prosecutions and tougher sentencing guidelines prompt increased incarcerations of noncitizens"
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1995 "Probation and parole population reaches almost 3.8 million"
6/1/1996 NCJ 161722
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Advanced State Award Program Grants "18 States will share over $3.7 million in Justice Department grants to develop advanced background check systems."
Press Release Prisoners in 1994 "The nation's prison population grew almost 9% last year."
Press Release Civil Jury Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Civil juries award punitive damages in 6% of successful suits."
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department makes first awards under $88 million to improve state criminal history record systems"
Press Release Violent Victimization and Race, 1993-98 "Differences in rates of violent crime experienced by whites and blacks narrow -- American Indians are the most victimized by violence"
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