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Prevalence of Violent Crime among Households with Children, 1993-2010

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ABOUT 4 PERCENT OF CHILDREN IN U.S. HOUSEHOLDS LIVED IN A HOUSEHOLD THAT EXPERIENCED VIOLENT CRIME IN 2010

WASHINGTON – About 2.8 million children or 3.9 percent of all children in U.S. households lived in a household in which...

Characteristics of Suspected Human Trafficking Incidents, 2008-2010

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MOST SUSPECTED INCIDENTS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVOLVED ALLEGATIONS OF PROSTITUTION OF AN ADULT OR CHILD

More than 2,500 incidents of human trafficking investigated between January 2008 and June 2010

WASHINGTON – Most suspected incidents of human trafficking investigated between...

Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2010

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INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE DROPPED 64 PERCENT FROM 1993 TO 2010

WASHINGTON – Intimate partner violence declined from about 2.1 million victimizations in 1993 to around 907,000 in 2010, according to a report released today by the Justice Department’s Bureau...