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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"
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"
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
Press Release Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases "Two of three felony defendants represented by publicly-financed counsel"
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"
Press Release Firearm Injury and Death from Crime, 1993-97 "Firearms assault injuries and murders fell between 1993 and 1997"
Press Release Incarcerated Parents and Their Children "Almost 1.5 million minor children have a mother or father in prison"
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"
Press Release Prisoners in 1999 "The Nation's prison population growth rate slows"
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"
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"
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"
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
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2005 "School violence rate stable - Lowest level in a decade"
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"
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1996: Changes 1995-96 with Trends 1993-96 "Violent victimization fell 10% last year: Property crimes declined 8%"
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"
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2004 "Number of death row inmates declined for fourth year during 2004"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
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"
Press Release Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1998 "Number of Federal law enforcement officers grew 11 percent in two years"
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"
Press Release Survey of DNA Crime Laboratories, 1998 "Sixty-nine percent of public forensic laboratories had DNA test backlogs in 1997"
Press Release Veterans in Prison and Jail "Male military veterans are incarcerated at less than half the rate of non-veterans"
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"
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