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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Alcohol and Crime "Four in ten criminal offenders report alcohol as a factor in violence -- But alcohol-related deaths and consumption in decline"
4/5/1998
Press Release American Indians and Crime "American Indians are victims of violent crime at double the rate of the general population"
2/14/1999
Press Release Appeals from General Civil Trials in 46 Large Counties, 2001-2005 "Approximately 15 percent of state civil trials are appealed, according to justice department report"
7/6/2006
Press Release Arrest in the United States, 1980-2009 MURDER ARREST RATE DROPPED 54 PERCENT BETWEEN 1980 AND 2009
9/22/2011 NCJ 234319
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 Arrest-Related Deaths, 2003-2009 - Statistical Tables MORE THAN 4,800 ARREST-RELATED DEATHS REPORTED FROM 2003 TO 2009
Part of the Arrest-Related Deaths Series
11/17/2011 NCJ 235385
Press Release Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Victims of Crime "Lowest rates of violent and property crime were experienced by Asians, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders"
3/25/2009
Press Release BJS Home Page "Bureau of Justice Statistics criminal justice data just a mouse click away."
2/16/1996
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 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 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 Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2002 "Background checks blocked 136,000 gun purchases in 2002"
9/17/2003
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2002 "Background checks blocked 136,000 gun purchases in 2002"
9/17/2003
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2003 "About 7.8 million firearms applications approved last year -- 126,000 firearms applications rejected."
9/23/2004
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 Bureau of Justice Statistics receives policy impact award WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and its data collection agents will receive the 2014 Policy Impact Award from the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for their innovative and salient efforts to measure sexual victimization in correctional facilities under the Prison Rape Elimination Act, 2003 (PREA).
Part of the PREA Publications Series
5/14/2014
Press Release Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 1995 "College campuses guarded by nearly 11,000 police officers -- most are armed"
12/11/1996
Press Release Capital Punishment 1997 "Seventeen states executed 74 prisoners during 1997"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/13/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment 1998 "Eighteen States executed 68 prisoners during 1998 -- eighty-nine executed so far this year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/12/1999
Press Release Capital Punishment 2000 "Eighty-five offenders executed during 2000, 13 percent drop from the previous year. Thirty-seven States and Federal government held almost 3,600 inmates on death row"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/11/2001
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 Capital Punishment, 1995 "Sixteen States executed 56 offenders last year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/4/1996
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1996 "Prisoner executions rise significantly"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/14/1997
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 Capital Punishment, 2002 "U.S. executions up for first time in three years"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
11/9/2003
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