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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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"
Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series
1/18/1998
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1996 "Prisoner executions rise significantly"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/14/1997
Press Release Characteristics of Adults on Probation, 1995 "Nearly three-quarters of all probationers had some recent contact with their probation officers: Almost 3.2 million adults on probation"
12/3/1997
Press Release Police Use of Force "One in five U.S. residents in contact with police during year"
11/22/1997
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1996: Changes 1995-96 with Trends 1993-96 "Violent victimization fell 10% last year: Property crimes declined 8%"
11/15/1997
Press Release Prisoner Petitions in the Federal Courts, 1980-96 "State and Federal prisoners filed 68,235 petitions in the United States Courts during 1996"
Part of the Prisoners Series
10/29/1997
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, 1996: A National Estimate "Brady Act background checks prevent 173,000 illegal handgun purchases since February 1994 implementation: Handgun figure is subset of more than 250,000 firearm sales blocked since February 1994"
Part of the Presale Handgun Checks Series
9/4/1997
Press Release Violence-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments "1.4 million people treated in hospital emergency rooms for violence-related injuries: Approximately 17 percent injured by intimates"
8/24/1997
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1996 "Nation's probation and parole population reached almost 3.9 million last year"
Part of the Probation and Parole Populations Series
8/14/1997 NCJ 166364
Press Release Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 1995 "Prison construction keeping pace with population growth"
8/7/1997
Press Release Prisoners in 1996 "Nation's prison population increased 5 percent last year"
Part of the Prisoners Series
6/22/1997
Press Release BJS Web Site Revised and Sourcebook Online is Updated Regularly "Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics puts new crime data on the Internet"
5/2/1997
Press Release Changes in Criminal Victimization, 1994-95 "Violent crime declined 12.4 percent during 1995 -- Largest drop in survey history"
4/13/1997
Press Release Presale Firearm Checks "About 6,600 attempts to buy guns thwarted by background checks each month since Brady Law enacted -- 186,000 blocked from March 1994 through June 1996"
Part of the Presale Handgun Checks Series
2/2/1997
Press Release Sex Offenses and Offenders "Sixty percent of convicted sex offenders are on parole or probation -- Rapes and sexual assaults decline"
2/2/1997
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1996 "Nation's jail and prison incarceration rate almost doubled during last decade"
Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series
1/19/1997
Press Release Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1994 "Almost a third of all convicted State felons were sentenced for drug trafficking or possession"
1/12/1997
Press Release Female Victims of Violent Crime "Women are violent crime victims at a lower rate than men, but the difference is narrowing -- Women are more likely to be attacked by intimates"
12/18/1996
Press Release Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 1995 "College campuses guarded by nearly 11,000 police officers -- most are armed"
12/11/1996
Press Release Capital Punishment, 1995 "Sixteen States executed 56 offenders last year"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
12/4/1996
Press Release National Crime Victimization Survey, 1995: Preliminary Findings "Victims report 9% fewer violent crimes last year"
9/17/1996
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates, 1995 "Almost 1.6 million men and women in the Nation's Prisons and Jails"
Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series
8/18/1996
Press Release Noncitizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1984-94 "More prosecutions and tougher sentencing guidelines prompt increased incarcerations of noncitizens"
8/4/1996
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