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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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"
Part of the Prisoners Series
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"
Part of the Probation and Parole Populations Series
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"
Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series
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"
Press Release Survey of DNA Crime Laboratories, 1998 "Sixty-nine percent of public forensic laboratories had DNA test backlogs in 1997"
Part of the Survey of DNA Crime Laboratories Series
Press Release Veterans in Prison and Jail "Male military veterans are incarcerated at less than half the rate of non-veterans"
Part of the Veterans in State and Federal Prisons Series
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990-98 "More than 42,000 civil rights complaints filed in Federal district courts during 1998"
Press Release Crimes against Persons Age 65 or Older, 1992-97 "People 65 years old and older less likely to be victims of violent crime than younger U.S. residents"
Press Release Capital Punishment 1998 "Eighteen States executed 68 prisoners during 1998 -- eighty-nine executed so far this year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release Women Offenders About 2.1 million violent female offenders annually. Most commit simple assaults against other females
Press Release Federal Enforcement of Environment Laws, 1997 "Prosecutors investigated almost 1,000 individuals and businesses suspected of criminal environmental law violations"
Press Release HIV in Prisons 1997 "Rates of HIV infection and AIDs-related deaths drop among the Nation's prisoners"
Press Release Local Police Departments, 1997: Executive Summary and Sheriffs' Departments, 1997: Executive Summary "Personnel increases in local police and sheriffs' departments"
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 52 percent of the civil trial cases in Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 1998 "U.S. Correctional Population reaches 5.9 million offenders"
Part of the Probation and Parole Populations Series
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program Grants "Justice Department awards over $42 million to improve criminal history records"
Press Release Prisoners in 1998 "The Nation's prison population grew by 60,000 inmates last year, the largest increase since 1995"
Part of the Prisoners Series
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1998: Changes 1997-98 with Trends 1993-98 "U.S. violent crime rate fell another 7 percent last year, 27 percent lower than in 1993"
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