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American Indians and Crime

AMERICAN INDIANS AND CRIME

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M. EST        BJS
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1999          202/307-0784
         

    AMERICAN INDIANS ARE VIOLENT CRIME VICTIMS
   AT DOUBLE THE RATE OF THE GENERAL POPULATION
               
     WASHINGTON, D.C.--American Indians are the
victims of violent crimes at more than twice the
rate of all U.S.