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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003 "Nation's younger teens experienced largest decrease in crime victimizations between 1993 and 2003"
8/31/2005
Press Release Suicide and Homicide in State Prisons and Local Jails "State prison homicide rates down 93 percent -- jail suicide rates 64 percent lower than in early 1980s"
8/21/2005
Press Release Sex Offenses and Offenders "Sixty percent of convicted sex offenders are on parole or probation -- Rapes and sexual assaults decline"
2/2/1997
Press Release Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996 "The number of State and local law enforcement officers assigned to patrol and response duties grew by 19 percent in four years"
Part of the Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies Series
6/7/1998
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2006 "Largest increase in prison and jail inmate populations since midyear 2000 -- More than 2.24 million incarcerated as of June 30, 2006"
6/27/2007
Press Release Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts, 2002-03 "Number of Federal tort trials fell by almost 80 percent from 1985 through 2003."
8/17/2005
Press Release Family Violence Statistics "Rate of family violence dropped by more than one-half from 1993 to 2002"
6/12/2005
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate partner violence against women declined from 1993 through 1998 -- One-third of all murdered females were killed by partner"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
5/17/2000
Press Release Drug Use, Testing, and Treatment in Jails "Most Jails that test for drugs find at least one inmate who tests positive"
5/10/2000
Press Release Medical Examiners and Coroner's Offices, 2004 "Almost 2,000 medical examiners' and coroner's offices investigated about one million deaths in 2004 -- Almost 13,500 unidentified human remains on record"
6/24/2007
Press Release Veterans in State and Federal Prisons, 2004 "Male veterans less than half as likely as male non-veterans to be in prison in 2004. Veterans older, better educated than other State and Federal prisoners"
5/20/2007
Press Release Contacts between Police and the Public, 2005 "Police stop white, black and Hispanic drivers at similar rates according to Department of Justice report"
4/29/2007
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2004 and Medical Problems of Jail Inmates "HIV-Positive State and Federal prisoners decreased for a fifth consecutive year -- More than one third of jail inmates reported a medical problem in a national survey"
11/19/2006
Press Release Prisoners in 1997 "Nation's prison population increased by more than 5 percent during 1997"
8/2/1998
Press Release Police Departments in Large Cities, 1990-2000 "Education and training requirements for big city police officers increase, starting salaries remain flat"
5/12/2002
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2001 "Federal Prison population increases a record amount -- State and local inmate growth moderates"
4/10/2002
Press Release Hispanic Victims of Violent Crime, 1993-2000/Vïctimas Hispanas de Crímenes Violentos, 1993-2000 "Rate of violent crime victimization among Hispanics drops more than 50 percent in the last seven years."
3/13/2002
Press Release Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1999 "United States spends record amount on criminal justice activities"
2/10/2002
Press Release Violent Victimization of College Students "College students victimized less by violent crime than non-students according to new Justice Department study"
12/7/2003
Press Release Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from Prison in 1994 "5 Percent of sex offenders rearrested for another sex crime within 3 years of prison release"
11/16/2003
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2002 "U.S. executions up for first time in three years"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
11/9/2003
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2003 "Nation's school crime rate declining"
10/22/2003
Press Release National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Implementation Program "Justice Department awards $13 million to improve crime reporting nationwide -- 70 Year-Old crime reporting system being replaced"
6/28/2001
Press Release Injuries from Violent Crime, 1992-98 "About one in four victims of violent crime are physically injured during the offense"
6/24/2001
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2000: Changes 1999-2000, with Trends, 1993-2000 "Nation's violent crime rate fell almost 15 percent last year -- Property crime down 10 percent"
6/13/2001
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