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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2006 "Urban and suburban crime rates stable from 2005 to 2006"
12/12/2007
Press Release Medical Causes of Death in State Prisons, 2001-2004 "Death rates lower in state prisons than in the general population"
1/21/2007
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate Partner Violence declined between 1993 and 2004"
12/28/2006
Press Release Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 "Majority of medical malpractice claims in seven states closed without compensation payments"
3/25/2007
Press Release Citizen Complaints about Police Use of Force "Citizens complained more than 26,000 times in 2002 about excessive police force - Evidence in about 8% of complaints justified disciplinary action"
6/25/2006
Press Release Prisoners in 2000 "Nation's State prison population falls in second half of 2000 -- First such decline since 1972"
8/12/2001
Press Release Mental Health Treatment in State Prisons, 2000 "Eighty-nine percent of state adult correctional facilities provide mental health services for prisoners"
7/15/2001
Press Release Workplace Violence, 1992-96 "About 2 million people attacked or threatened in the workplace every year"
7/26/1998
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1997 "Presale background checks blocked an estimated 69,000 handgun sales last year"
6/21/1998
Press Release Female Victims of Violent Crime "Women are violent crime victims at a lower rate than men, but the difference is narrowing -- Women are more likely to be attacked by intimates"
12/18/1996
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, 1995 "Sixteen States executed 56 offenders last year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/4/1996
Press Release National Crime Victimization Survey, 1995: Preliminary Findings "Victims report 9% fewer violent crimes last year"
9/17/1996
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates, 1995 "Almost 1.6 million men and women in the Nation's Prisons and Jails"
8/18/1996
Press Release Noncitizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1984-94 "More prosecutions and tougher sentencing guidelines prompt increased incarcerations of noncitizens"
8/4/1996
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Advanced State Award Program Grants "18 States will share over $3.7 million in Justice Department grants to develop advanced background check systems."
5/22/1996
Press Release Prisoners in 1994 "The nation's prison population grew almost 9% last year."
8/9/1995
Press Release Civil Jury Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Civil juries award punitive damages in 6% of successful suits."
7/16/1995
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department makes first awards under $88 million to improve state criminal history record systems"
7/12/1995
Press Release Violent Victimization and Race, 1993-98 "Differences in rates of violent crime experienced by whites and blacks narrow -- American Indians are the most victimized by violence"
3/18/2001
Press Release Contacts between Police and the Public: Findings from the 1999 National Survey "Force or threatened force used in less than 1 percent of all police-public interactions. Half of all Contacts with Law Enforcement Officers are in Traffic Stops"
3/11/2001
Press Release Community Policing in Local Police Departments, 1997 and 1999 "Community policing impacts 86 percent of U.S. population served by local police departments"
2/25/2001
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 Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases "Two of three felony defendants represented by publicly-financed counsel"
11/29/2000
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2000 "Crime in the Nation's schools declined in the 1990's according to Departments of Justice & Education"
10/26/2000
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