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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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"
6/15/1999
Press Release DWI Offenders under Correctional Supervision "More than 500,000 drunk drivers on probation or incarcerated in 1997"
6/13/1999
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"
6/3/1999
Press Release Prior Abuse Reported by Inmates and Probationers "Prison and jail inmates report higher rates of physical and sexual abuse before their confinement"
4/11/1999
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1998 "Incarceration rate more than doubles in dozen years"
3/14/1999
Press Release Carjackings in the United States, 1992-96 "Reports shows almost 49,000 non-fatal carjackings every year"
3/7/1999
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2003 "Almost 6.9 million on probation or parole or incarcerated in U.S. prisons or jails"
7/25/2004
Press Release Profile of Jail Inmates, 2002 "Half of local jail inmates were on probation, parole, or pre-trial release at arrest"
7/18/2004
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 Truth in Sentencing in State Prisons "State sentencing law changes linked to increasing time served in State prisons"
1/10/1999
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of State and Federal Prisoners, 1997 "More than three-quarters of prisoners had abused drugs in the past"
1/5/1999
Press Release Homicide Trends in the United States "Nation's largest cities lead the way as homicides fall to lowest rate in three decades"
1/2/1999
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1997: Changes 1996-97 with Trends 1993-97 "Violent crime fell almost 7 percent last year down more than 21 percent since 1993"
12/27/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment 1997 "Seventeen states executed 74 prisoners during 1997"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/13/1998
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program grants "President Clinton announces over $41 million to stop violent criminals from purchasing firearms. Grants will improve criminal history records vital to National Check System."
10/9/1998
Press Release Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales "New report compares crime rates in the United States with rates in England and Wales"
10/4/1998
Press Release German and American Prosecutions: An Approach to Statistical Comparison "Most serious crime rates far higher in the United States than in Germany"
8/9/1998
Press Release Criminal Victimization 1994 "Crime victimization drops three percent from 1993 to 1994."
4/11/1996
Press Release Firearm Injury from Crime: Firearms, Crime, and Criminal Justice "One-quarter of the crime victims who are shot are young black males."
4/11/1996
Press Release Local Police Departments, 1993 "Increase seen in number of blacks, Hispanics and women in nation's law enforcement agencies."
4/7/1996
Press Release Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims "Two-thirds of sex offenders in state prisons had victimized a child. Family members or acquaintances commit most child murders."
3/3/1996
Press Release BJS Home Page "Bureau of Justice Statistics criminal justice data just a mouse click away."
2/16/1996
Press Release Weapons offenses and offenders: Firearms, crime, and criminal justice "23 percent of those arrested for weapons offenses are younger than 18 years old."
11/12/1995
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department announces 18 more grants for improvement of criminal history records."
9/11/1995
Press Release Violence against Women: Estimates from the redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey "Women usually victimized by offenders they know."
8/16/1995
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