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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994 "Two-thirds of former State prisoners rearrested for serious new crimes"
6/2/2002
Press Release Prosecutors in State Courts, 2001 "Number of full-time prosecutors grows in nation's State court systems"
5/19/2002
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1996: A National Estimate "Brady Act background checks prevent 173,000 illegal handgun purchases since February 1994 implementation: Handgun figure is subset of more than 250,000 firearm sales blocked since February 1994"
9/4/1997
Press Release Violence-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments "1.4 million people treated in hospital emergency rooms for violence-related injuries: Approximately 17 percent injured by intimates"
8/24/1997
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1996 "Nation's probation and parole population reached almost 3.9 million last year"
8/14/1997 NCJ 166364
Press Release Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 1995 "Prison construction keeping pace with population growth"
8/7/1997
Press Release Prisoners in 1996 "Nation's prison population increased 5 percent last year"
6/22/1997
Press Release BJS Web Site Revised and Sourcebook Online is Updated Regularly "Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics puts new crime data on the Internet"
5/2/1997
Press Release Changes in Criminal Victimization, 1994-95 "Violent crime declined 12.4 percent during 1995 -- Largest drop in survey history"
4/13/1997
Press Release Presale Firearm Checks "About 6,600 attempts to buy guns thwarted by background checks each month since Brady Law enacted -- 186,000 blocked from March 1994 through June 1996"
2/2/1997
Press Release Guns Used in Crime "Handguns used in more than one million violent crimes -- the use of semiautomatic guns in murders is increasing."
7/9/1995
Press Release Criminal Victimization 1993 "Teens at greatest crime risk."
5/31/1995
Press Release Jails and Jail Inmates, 1993-94: Census of Jails and Survey of Jails "The nation's jails hold record 490,442 inmates."
Part of the Census of Jails Series
4/30/1995
Press Release Tort Cases in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Three out of four tort cases settled out of court."
4/13/1995
Press Release Felony Sentences in State courts, 1992 "State courts convicted almost 900,000 felons during 1992."
1/24/1995
Press Release Survey of Criminal History Information Systems, 1993 "Five States selected for supplemental funding to improve criminal history recordkeeping"
1/11/1995
Press Release National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Redesign "Crime rate essentially unchanged last year."
10/30/1994
Press Release Comparing Federal and State Prison Inmates, 1991 "Most federal prisoners are drug offenders, but almost half of state prisoners are serving time for violent crimes."
10/2/1994
Press Release Probation and Parole 1993 "Probation and Parole Populations reach new highs"
9/11/1994 NCJ 149730
Press Release Violence and Theft in the Workplace "Work Place Violence"
7/24/1994
Press Release Murder in Families "Wives are the most frequent victims in family murders"
7/10/1994
Press Release Child Rape Victims "Half of women raped during 1992 were younger than 18 years old"
6/22/1994
Press Release Crime and Neighborhoods "Concern about neighborhood crime doubles among black households"
6/19/1994
Press Release Prisoners in 1993 "Record Number of Prisoners Reached Again Last Year"
6/1/1994
Press Release Guns and Crime: Handgun Victimization, Firearm Self-Defense "Record number of handgun crimes--nears one million a year"
5/15/1994
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