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Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2010

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012                          Contact: Kara McCarthy (202) 307-1241
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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...

Violence against Women: Estimates from the redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey


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Women Usually Victimized by Offenders They Know

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1995    202/307-0784

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Women were attacked about six
times more often by offenders with whom they had
an intimate relationship than were male violence
victims during 1992 and 1993, the Department of
Justice announced today. 

During each...

Female Victims of Violent Crime


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WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 18, 1996           202/633-3047

  WOMEN ARE VIOLENT CRIME VICTIMS AT A LOWER RATE  
   THAN MEN, BUT THE DIFFERENCE IS NARROWING
 Women Are More Likely To Be Attacked By Intimates

     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There were 10.9 million
violent crimes during 1994, with two female
victims for every three male victims, the Justice
Department's...

Women Offenders


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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1999                    202/307-0784  
               
ABOUT 2.1 MILLION VIOLENT FEMALE OFFENDERS ANNUALLY
MOST COMMIT SIMPLE ASSAULTS AGAINST OTHER FEMALES

     WASHINGTON, D.C.   There are nearly 2.1 million
violent female offenders (or about 14 percent of all
violent offenders) annually in the U.S., the Justice
Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced
today.  Three out of four female violent...

Intimate Partner Violence


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2000                           202/307-0784 
                
         
               
INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
DECLINED FROM 1993 THROUGH 1998

One-Third of All Murdered Females Were Killed by Partner


     WASHINGTON, D.C.   Violence against women by intimate
partners fell by 21 percent from 1993 through 1998, the
Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
announced today.  An estimated 876,340 violent victimizations
against women...

Women Offenders

Date Published
December 1999
Publication Type
Publication
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BJS

Intimate Partner Violence and Age of Victim, 1993-99

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October 28, 2001 202/307-0784

VIOLENCE RATES AMONG INTIMATE PARTNERS DIFFER GREATLY ACCORDING TO AGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Violence rates among intimate partners, current or former spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends, differ greatly according to the victim's age, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today in a new special report. While the overall per capita rate...

Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from Prison in 1994

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2003 Contact: Stu Smith 202-307-0784
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5 PERCENT OF SEX OFFENDERS REARRESTED FOR ANOTHER SEX CRIME WITHIN 3 YEARS OF PRISON RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Within 3 years following their 1994 state prison release, 5.3 percent of sex offenders (men who had committed rape or sexual assault) were rearrested for...

Intimate Partner Violence

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INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE DECLINED BETWEEN 1993 AND 2004

Washington - The intimate partner violence rate has declined since 1993, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. In 1993 nonfatal intimate partner violence was 5.8 victimizations per 1,000 U.S...