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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1998 "Incarceration rate more than doubles in dozen years"
Press Release Carjackings in the United States, 1992-96 "Reports shows almost 49,000 non-fatal carjackings every year"
Press Release Probation and Parole in the United States, 2003 "Almost 6.9 million on probation or parole or incarcerated in U.S. prisons or jails"
Press Release Profile of Jail Inmates, 2002 "Half of local jail inmates were on probation, parole, or pre-trial release at arrest"
Press Release American Indians and Crime "American Indians are victims of violent crime at double the rate of the general population"
Press Release Truth in Sentencing in State Prisons "State sentencing law changes linked to increasing time served in State prisons"
Press Release Substance Abuse and Treatment of State and Federal Prisoners, 1997 "More than three-quarters of prisoners had abused drugs in the past"
Press Release Homicide Trends in the United States "Nation's largest cities lead the way as homicides fall to lowest rate in three decades"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1997: Changes 1996-97 with Trends 1993-97 "Violent crime fell almost 7 percent last year down more than 21 percent since 1993"
Press Release Capital Punishment 1997 "Seventeen states executed 74 prisoners during 1997"
Part of the Capital Punishment Series
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program grants "President Clinton announces over $41 million to stop violent criminals from purchasing firearms. Grants will improve criminal history records vital to National Check System."
Press Release Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales "New report compares crime rates in the United States with rates in England and Wales"
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1997 "Nation's probation and parole population reached new high last year"
8/10/1998 NCJ 172216
Press Release German and American Prosecutions: An Approach to Statistical Comparison "Most serious crime rates far higher in the United States than in Germany"
Press Release Criminal Victimization 1994 "Crime victimization drops three percent from 1993 to 1994."
Press Release Firearm Injury from Crime: Firearms, Crime, and Criminal Justice "One-quarter of the crime victims who are shot are young black males."
Press Release Local Police Departments, 1993 "Increase seen in number of blacks, Hispanics and women in nation's law enforcement agencies."
Press Release Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims "Two-thirds of sex offenders in state prisons had victimized a child. Family members or acquaintances commit most child murders."
Press Release BJS Home Page "Bureau of Justice Statistics criminal justice data just a mouse click away."
Press Release Weapons offenses and offenders: Firearms, crime, and criminal justice "23 percent of those arrested for weapons offenses are younger than 18 years old."
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program "Justice Department announces 18 more grants for improvement of criminal history records."
Press Release Probation and parole populations in the U.S., 1994 "The nation's correctional population tops 5 million."
8/27/1995 NCJ 156432
Press Release Violence against Women: Estimates from the redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey "Women usually victimized by offenders they know."
Press Release Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 1996 "Nation's jail and prison incarceration rate almost doubled during last decade"
Press Release Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1994 "Almost a third of all convicted State felons were sentenced for drug trafficking or possession"
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