Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BUREAU OF JUSTICE STATISTICS Women Usually Victimized by Offenders They Know ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 5 P.M. EDT BJS 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 year women were the victims of more than 4.5 million violent crimes, including approximately 500,000 rapes or other sexual assaults.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 5 P.M. EDT BJS THURSDAY APRIL 11, 1996 202/307-0784 ONE-QUARTER OF THE CRIME VICTIMS WHO ARE SHOT ARE YOUNG BLACK MALES WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A federal study of non- fatal firearm injuries from crime shows that almost 90 percent of such victims were male, 59 percent were black and 49 percent were from 15 to 24 years old, the Department of Justice announced today.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE EMBARGOED UNTIL 4:30 P.M. EDT BJS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2000 202/307-0784 FIREARMS ASSAULT INJURIES AND MURDERS FELL BETWEEN 1993 AND 1997 WASHINGTON, D.C. The number of gunshot wounds from any type of crime fell nearly 40 percent during the five-year period from 1993 through 1997, according to a new comprehensive Justice Department report.
Department of Health and Human Services
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