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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Hate Crimes Reported in NIBRS, 1997-99 "Justice Department releases 1997 to 1999 Hate Crime Statistics"
Part of the Hate Crime Series
9/30/2001
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2000 "National correctional population reaches new high -- Grows by 117,400 during 2000 to total 6.5 million adults"
8/26/2001
Press Release Federal Drug Offenders, 1999 with Trends 1984-99 "Federal drug law changes led to longer prison sentences"
8/19/2001
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 HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1999 "HIV rates in Nation's prisons remain stable -- AIDS-related deaths among prisoners drop sharply"
7/8/2001
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2000 "Firearms purchase applications declined during 2000 -- About 2 percent of the requests were rejected"
7/1/2001
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"
6/28/2001
Press Release Injuries from Violent Crime, 1992-98 "About one in four victims of violent crime are physically injured during the offense"
6/24/2001
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"
6/13/2001
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program 2001 "Justice Department makes $44 million available for states to improve criminal records systems"
4/20/2001
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2000 "Nation's State Prison population growth slows -- Lowest annual rate increase since 1971"
3/25/2001
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
Press Release Firearm Injury and Death from Crime, 1993-97 "Firearms assault injuries and murders fell between 1993 and 1997"
10/8/2000
Press Release Incarcerated Parents and Their Children "Almost 1.5 million minor children have a mother or father in prison"
8/30/2000
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"
8/27/2000
Press Release Prisoners in 1999 "The Nation's prison population growth rate slows"
8/9/2000
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"
7/23/2000
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"
7/9/2000
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"
6/4/2000
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