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Press Release Prisoners in 2007 and Probation and Parole in the United States, 2007 - Statistical Tables "One in every 31 U.S. adults were in prison or jail or on probation or parole in 2007"
Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 2007 "Four in 10 Indian country jail inmates were held for a violent offense"
Press Release Civil Bench and Jury Trials in State Courts, 2005 "In 2005, less than 5 percent of plaintiffs who won in civil bench and jury trials received damages exceeding $1 million"
Press Release Cybercrime against Businesses, 2005 "67 percent of responding businesses detected cybercrime in 2005"
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990 - 2006 "Civil rights cases filed in U.S. District Courts declined by nearly 20 percent from 2003 to 2006"
Press Release Parents in Prison and Their Minor Children "An estimated 809,800 inmates in the nation's prisons were parents to 1,706,600 minor children at midyear 2007"
Press Release Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories, 2005 "Crime labs received an estimated 2.7 million cases in 2005"
Part of the Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories Series
Press Release Violence in the Workplace, 1993-99 "Law enforcement officers most at risk for workplace violence -- College and University faculty members have the lowest rates"
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
Press Release Firearm Use by Offenders "Eighteen percent of State prisoners committed their crimes while armed -- Nine percent of State prisoners fired their weapons during the offense"
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2001 "Nation's schools experience a drop in crime and victimization, according to the Departments of Justice & Education"
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence and Age of Victim, 1993-99 "Violence rates among intimate partners differ greatly according to age"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
Press Release Trends in State Parole, 1990-2000 "Forty-two percent of State parole discharges were successful"
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) "Department of Justice announces $40 million to enhance States' criminal justice records"
Press Release Hate Crimes Reported in NIBRS, 1997-99 "Justice Department releases 1997 to 1999 Hate Crime Statistics"
Part of the Hate Crime Series
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2000 "National correctional population reaches new high -- Grows by 117,400 during 2000 to total 6.5 million adults"
Press Release Crime and the Nation's Households, 2003 "Crime victimization in U.S. households remains at lowest levels -- 15 percent affected in 2003 compared to 25 percent in 1994"
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2003 "About 7.8 million firearms applications approved last year -- 126,000 firearms applications rejected."
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program, 2004 "Department of Justice announces $31 million to enhance state criminal justice records."
Press Release Prisoners in 1998 "The Nation's prison population grew by 60,000 inmates last year, the largest increase since 1995"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1998: Changes 1997-98 with Trends 1993-98 "U.S. violent crime rate fell another 7 percent last year, 27 percent lower than in 1993"
Press Release Mental Health and Treatment of Inmates and Probationers "More than a quarter million prison and jail inmates are identified as mentally ill"
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, the Brady Interim Period, 1994-98 "An estimated 312,000 handgun sales blocked during the 1994-1998 Brady interim period"
Press Release DWI Offenders under Correctional Supervision "More than 500,000 drunk drivers on probation or incarcerated in 1997"
Press Release Criminal Victimization and Perceptions of Community Safety in 12 Cities, 1998 "Survey in 12 cities show widespread community support for police: New process collects data on victimization, citizen perceptions of police and crime"
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