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Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Firearm Violence, 1993-2011

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11,101 FATAL AND 467,300 NONFATAL FIREARM VICTIMIZATIONS OCCURRED IN 2011

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

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BUREAU OF JUSTICE STATISTICS

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 year women were the victims of more
than 4.5 million violent crimes, including
approximately 500,000 rapes or other sexual
assaults.

Firearm Injury from Crime: Firearms, Crime, and Criminal Justice




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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.

Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner (ME/C) Offices

Provides data on the personnel, budgets, and workload of medical examiner and coroner offices by type of office and size of jurisdiction. The census gathers information on the number of unidentified human decedents handled by these offices, record-keeping practices, and use of national databases for unidentified remains.

Firearm Injury and Death from Crime, 1993-97

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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.