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Probation and Parole 1993

PROBATION AND PAROLE POPULATIONS REACH NEW HIGHS



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   BJS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1994                         
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PROBATION AND PAROLE POPULATIONS REACH NEW
HIGHS

.WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Almost 5 million Americans--or one in
39 adults--were under some form of correctional control in 1993,
according to the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice
Statistics (BJS).  More than two-thirds of these people were being
super
vised in the community on probation or parole.

Criminal Victimization 1994

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CRIME VICTIMIZATION DROPS THREE PERCENT 
FROM 1993 TO 1994

     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Total violent and
property crime victimizations fell almost 3
percent from 1993 to 1994, the Justice Department
reported today.   Violent crime rates leveled off
during that period, after falling 20 percent
between 1981 and 1986 and then rising 15 percent
from 1986 through 1991.  Property crimes continued
a general 15-year decline.

Homicide Trends in the United States

HOMICIDE TRENDS IN THE UNITED STATES

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NATION'S LARGEST CITIES LEAD THE WAY
AS HOMICIDES FALL TO LOWEST RATE 
IN THREE DECADES

     WASHINGTON, D.C.   The nation's murder rate
last year fell to its lowest level in three 
decades, the Justice Department's Bureau of
Justice Statistics announced today.