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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
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"
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"
Press Release Probation and Parole Populations, 1996 "Nation's probation and parole population reached almost 3.9 million last year"
8/14/1997 NCJ 166364
Press Release Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 1995 "Prison construction keeping pace with population growth"
Press Release Prisoners in 1996 "Nation's prison population increased 5 percent last year"
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"
Press Release Changes in Criminal Victimization, 1994-95 "Violent crime declined 12.4 percent during 1995 -- Largest drop in survey history"
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"
Press Release Guns Used in Crime "Handguns used in more than one million violent crimes -- the use of semiautomatic guns in murders is increasing."
Press Release Criminal Victimization 1993 "Teens at greatest crime risk."
Press Release Jails and Jail Inmates, 1993-94: Census of Jails and Survey of Jails "The nation's jails hold record 490,442 inmates."
Part of the Census of Jails Series
Press Release Tort Cases in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Three out of four tort cases settled out of court."
Press Release Felony Sentences in State courts, 1992 "State courts convicted almost 900,000 felons during 1992."
Press Release Survey of Criminal History Information Systems, 1993 "Five States selected for supplemental funding to improve criminal history recordkeeping"
Press Release National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Redesign "Crime rate essentially unchanged last year."
Press Release Comparing Federal and State Prison Inmates, 1991 "Most federal prisoners are drug offenders, but almost half of state prisoners are serving time for violent crimes."
Press Release Probation and Parole 1993 "Probation and Parole Populations reach new highs"
9/11/1994 NCJ 149730
Press Release Violence and Theft in the Workplace "Work Place Violence"
Press Release Murder in Families "Wives are the most frequent victims in family murders"
Press Release Child Rape Victims "Half of women raped during 1992 were younger than 18 years old"
Press Release Crime and Neighborhoods "Concern about neighborhood crime doubles among black households"
Press Release Prisoners in 1993 "Record Number of Prisoners Reached Again Last Year"
Press Release Guns and Crime: Handgun Victimization, Firearm Self-Defense "Record number of handgun crimes--nears one million a year"
Press Release Firearms and Crimes of Violence "Violent offenders increasingly likely to be armed"
Press Release Prosecutors in State Courts, 1992 "Typical State prosecutor's office is small with large caseload"
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