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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Crimes against Persons Age 65 or Older, 1992-97 "People 65 years old and older less likely to be victims of violent crime than younger U.S. residents"
1/9/2000
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 Women Offenders About 2.1 million violent female offenders annually. Most commit simple assaults against other females
12/5/1999
Press Release Federal Enforcement of Environment Laws, 1997 "Prosecutors investigated almost 1,000 individuals and businesses suspected of criminal environmental law violations"
11/29/1999
Press Release HIV in Prisons 1997 "Rates of HIV infection and AIDs-related deaths drop among the Nation's prisoners"
11/3/1999
Press Release Local Police Departments, 1997: Executive Summary and Sheriffs' Departments, 1997: Executive Summary "Personnel increases in local police and sheriffs' departments"
10/29/1999
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 52 percent of the civil trial cases in Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
9/1/1999
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 1998 "U.S. Correctional Population reaches 5.9 million offenders"
8/22/1999
Press Release Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 62 percent of the contract trial cases in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
4/2/2000
Press Release Prison Inmates at Midyear 2007 and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2007 "Slower growth in the nation's prison and jail populations"
6/6/2008
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2003 "Nation's prison population increase largest in four years - Nearly 2.1 million incarcerated in local, state and federal facilities"
5/27/2004
Press Release Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States "Nation spends $167 billion on criminal and civil justice services: Since 1982, Justice expenditures average 8 Percent growth annually"
5/2/2004
Press Release Federal Drug Offenders, 1999 with Trends 1984-99 "Federal drug law changes led to longer prison sentences"
8/19/2001
Press Release Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1996 "Federal Government employs 74,500 law officers"
1/25/1998
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear, 1997 "Nation's prisons and jails hold more than 1.7 million: Up almost 100,000 in a year"
1/18/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1996 "Prisoner executions rise significantly"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/14/1997
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Grants "Justice Department awards over $42 million to improve criminal history records"
8/20/1999
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 State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2006 "State and local law enforcement academies trained 57,000 new recruits during 2005"
2/26/2009
Press Release Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents, 2007-08 "More than 1,200 alleged incidents of human trafficking reported in the U.S."
1/15/2009
Press Release Stalking Victimization in the United States 3.4 Million people report being stalked in the United States
1/13/2009
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2007 "Violent crime rate in 2007 at about the same level in 2005"
12/17/2008
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"
12/11/2008
Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 2007 "Four in 10 Indian country jail inmates were held for a violent offense"
11/7/2008
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"
10/28/2008
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