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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2005 "HIV/AIDS cases among state and federal prison inmates fell for the sixth straight year during 2005 -- The estimated number of AIDS-related deaths continued to decline"
Press Release Prisoners in 2006 and Probation and Parole in the United States, 2006 "One in every 31 U.S. adults was in a prison or jail or on probation or parole at the end of last year"
Press Release Black Victims of Violent Crime "Black Americans were victims in 15 percent of all nonfatal violent crimes and 49 percent of all homicides during 2005"
Press Release Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2004 "Law enforcement employment grew between 2000-2004 according to Justice Department study"
Press Release Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories, 2002 "Federal, state and local crime lab backlog reached 500,000 in 2002"
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 HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1999 "HIV rates in Nation's prisons remain stable -- AIDS-related deaths among prisoners drop sharply"
Press Release Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2000 "Firearms purchase applications declined during 2000 -- About 2 percent of the requests were rejected"
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 & Medical Malpractice Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 "Plaintiffs won 55 percent of civil trials in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during 2001"
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 Capital Punishment 2001 "Bureau of Justice Statistics releases annual report on Capital Punishment"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
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 Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2001 "Firearm rejection rate in 2001 similar to prior years - An estimated 8 million prospective purchasers checked"
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates, Midyear 2004 "Nation's prison and jail population grew by 932 inmates per week -- Number of female inmates reached more than 100,000"
Press Release Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2004 "Nation's school crime rate continues decline"
Press Release Capital Punishment, 2003 "Number of death row inmates declined for third straight year during 2003"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release Prisoners in 2003 "U.S. prison population approaches 1.5 million"
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 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"
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