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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Press Release National Criminal History Improvement Program, 2004 "Department of Justice announces $31 million to enhance state criminal justice records."
Press Release Prisoners in 1998 "The Nation's prison population grew by 60,000 inmates last year, the largest increase since 1995"
Press Release Criminal Victimization, 1998: Changes 1997-98 with Trends 1993-98 "U.S. violent crime rate fell another 7 percent last year, 27 percent lower than in 1993"
Press Release Mental Health and Treatment of Inmates and Probationers "More than a quarter million prison and jail inmates are identified as mentally ill"
Press Release Presale Handgun Checks, the Brady Interim Period, 1994-98 "An estimated 312,000 handgun sales blocked during the 1994-1998 Brady interim period"
Press Release DWI Offenders under Correctional Supervision "More than 500,000 drunk drivers on probation or incarcerated in 1997"
Press Release Criminal Victimization and Perceptions of Community Safety in 12 Cities, 1998 "Survey in 12 cities show widespread community support for police: New process collects data on victimization, citizen perceptions of police and crime"
Press Release Prior Abuse Reported by Inmates and Probationers "Prison and jail inmates report higher rates of physical and sexual abuse before their confinement"
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 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."
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