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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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 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 Probation and Parole Populations, 1997 "Nation's probation and parole population reached new high last year"
8/10/1998 NCJ 172216
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 Prisoners in 1997 "Nation's prison population increased by more than 5 percent during 1997"
8/2/1998
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 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 Profile of Jail Inmates, 1996 "High levels of alcohol and drug dependence common among nation's jail inmates"
4/26/1998
Press Release Students' Reports of School Crime: 1989 and 1995 "Joint Justice Department/Education Department study shows little increase in school crime between 1989 and 1995"
4/12/1998
Press Release Alcohol and Crime "Four in ten criminal offenders report alcohol as a factor in violence -- But alcohol-related deaths and consumption in decline"
4/5/1998
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of Adults on Probation, 1995 "Almost half of all probationers under the influence of alcohol or drugs when committing their offense"
3/22/1998
Press Release Violence by Intimates "Murder by intimates declined 36 percent since 1976 - Decrease greater for male than for female victims"
3/16/1998 NCJ 228356
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
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