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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2000 "Firearms purchase applications declined during 2000 -- About 2 percent of the requests were rejected"
Press Release National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Implementation Program "Justice Department awards $13 million to improve crime reporting nationwide -- 70 Year-Old crime reporting system being replaced"
Press Release Injuries from Violent Crime, 1992-98 "About one in four victims of violent crime are physically injured during the offense"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2000: Changes 1999-2000, with Trends, 1993-2000 "Nation's violent crime rate fell almost 15 percent last year -- Property crime down 10 percent"
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program 2001 "Justice Department makes $44 million available for states to improve criminal records systems"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2000 "Nation's State Prison population growth slows -- Lowest annual rate increase since 1971"
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"
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"
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"
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
Press Release Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases "Two of three felony defendants represented by publicly-financed counsel"
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"
Press Release Firearm Injury and Death from Crime, 1993-97 "Firearms assault injuries and murders fell between 1993 and 1997"
Press Release Incarcerated Parents and Their Children "Almost 1.5 million minor children have a mother or father in prison"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1999: Changes 1998-99 with Trends 1993-99 "National violent crime rate falls more than 10 percent -- Violent victimizations down one-third since 1993"
Press Release Prisoners in 1999 "The Nation's prison population growth rate slows"
Press Release Probation and Parole in 1999 "U.S. Correctional Population reaches 6.3 million men and women -- represents 3.1 percent of the adult U.S. population"
Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 1998 and 1999 "Jails affiliated with 53 American Indian Tribes in 18 States held 1,621 inmates on June 30, 1999"
Press Release Federal Firearm Offenders, 1992-98: With Preliminary Data for 1999 & Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 1999 "More than 200,000 firearms applications rejected in 1999--Defendants charged with Federal firearms offenses increased from 1998 to 1999"
Press Release Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1998 "Cross-agency Federal arrest data published for first time -- almost half of arrests for drug or immigration offenses"
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence "Intimate partner violence against women declined from 1993 through 1998 -- One-third of all murdered females were killed by partner"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
Press Release Drug Use, Testing, and Treatment in Jails "Most Jails that test for drugs find at least one inmate who tests positive"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1999 "Nation's prison and jail population reaches 1,860,520 -- could reach two million by late 2001"
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"
Press Release Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1998 "Number of Federal law enforcement officers grew 11 percent in two years"
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