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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2002 "Background checks blocked 136,000 gun purchases in 2002"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2002 "Violent crime and property crime fall to the lowest levels since 1973"
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2002 "One in every 32 adults now on probation, parole or incarcerated"
Press Release Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001 "More than 5.6 million U.S. residents have served or are serving time in State or Federal prisons"
Press Release Prisoners in 2002 "U.S. prison population rises 2.6 percent during 2002"
Press Release Money Laundering Offenders, 1994-2001 "Over 18,000 charged with Federal money laundering from 1994-2001"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2002 "Nation's prison and jail population exceeds 2 million inmates for first time"
Press Release Reporting Crime to the Police, 1992-2000 "Half of all violent crimes and a third of property crimes were reported to law enforcement agencies in 2000"
Press Release Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001 "Intimate partners committed 20 percent of non-fatal violence against women in 2001"
Part of the Intimate Partner Violence Series
Press Release Capital Punishment 2001 "Bureau of Justice Statistics releases annual report on Capital Punishment"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2001 "Firearm rejection rate in 2001 similar to prior years - An estimated 8 million prospective purchasers checked"
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Department of Justice awards over $36 million to improve criminal background check systems"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 2001: Changes 1999-2001 with Trends 1993-2001 "Nation's violent crime victimization rate falls 10 percent -- 50 percent drop since survey began in 1973"
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2001 "U.S. Correctional population reaches 6.6 million -- One in 32 adult residents incarcerated or under community supervision"
Press Release Immigration Offenders in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 2000 "Immigration law prosecutions double during 1996-2000"
Press Release Prisoners in 2001 "State prison population drops in second half of 2001 -- Federal inmate growth continues"
Press Release Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1994 "Two-thirds of former State prisoners rearrested for serious new crimes"
Press Release Prosecutors in State Courts, 2001 "Number of full-time prosecutors grows in nation's State court systems"
Press Release Police Departments in Large Cities, 1990-2000 "Education and training requirements for big city police officers increase, starting salaries remain flat"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2001 "Federal Prison population increases a record amount -- State and local inmate growth moderates"
Press Release Hispanic Victims of Violent Crime, 1993-2000/Vïctimas Hispanas de Crímenes Violentos, 1993-2000 "Rate of violent crime victimization among Hispanics drops more than 50 percent in the last seven years."
Press Release Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1999 "United States spends record amount on criminal justice activities"
Part of the Justice Expenditure and Employment Series
Press Release Violence in the Workplace, 1993-99 "Law enforcement officers most at risk for workplace violence -- College and University faculty members have the lowest rates"
Press Release Capital Punishment 2000 "Eighty-five offenders executed during 2000, 13 percent drop from the previous year. Thirty-seven States and Federal government held almost 3,600 inmates on death row"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release Firearm Use by Offenders "Eighteen percent of State prisoners committed their crimes while armed -- Nine percent of State prisoners fired their weapons during the offense"
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