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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Publication Homicide Trends in the United States: 2002 Update Outlines the primary findings from the updated section of the BJS website about homicide patterns and trends since 1976.
Part of the Homicide Trends in the United States Series
11/1/2004 NCJ 204885
Publication Characteristics of Drivers Stopped by Police, 1999 Provides data on the nature and characteristics of traffic stops, as collected in the 1999 Police-Public Contact Survey.
3/1/2002 NCJ 191548
Publication Contacts between Police and Public: Findings from the 1999 National Survey Presents data on the nature and characteristics of citizen contacts with the police over a 12-month period.
Part of the Contacts between Police and the Public Series
3/11/2001 NCJ 184957
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
Publication Policing and Homicide, 1976-98: Justifiable Homicide of Felons by Police and Murder of Police by Felons Presents annual trends from 1976 to 1998 in two types of homicide: justifiable homicides of felons by police, and murders of police officers by felons.
3/1/2001 NCJ 180987
Publication Use of Force By Police: Overview of National and Local Data This joint report by the National Institute of Justice and BJS presents findings on the extent and nature of police use of force, discusses the difficulties in establishing measurement guidelines, illuminates circumstances under which force is applied, and provides a general framework for future research on excessive displays of force.
11/1/1999 NCJ 176330
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
11/22/1997
Publication Police Use of Force Reports the results of the Police-Public Contact Survey and describes a project to acquire use of force data from law enforcement agencies.
Part of the Contacts between Police and the Public Series
11/22/1997 NCJ 165040
Publication National Data Collection on Police Use of Force Summarizes prior research on police use of force and lists the difficulties inherent in collecting use-of-force data, including definitional problems, reluctance of police agencies to provide reliable data, concerns about the misapplication of reported data, and the degree of detail needed on individual incidents.
5/1/1996 NCJ 160113
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