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Crime in the United States and in England 
and Wales, 1981-96: Press release

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M.EDT          BJS
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1998             202/307-0784
         
NEW REPORT COMPARES CRIME RATES IN THE UNITED
STATES WITH RATES IN ENGLAND AND WALES

     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Robbery, assault,
burglary and motor vehicle theft rates are lower
in the United States than they are in England and
Wales, national crime victim surveys conducted in
these countries reveal.