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11,101 FATAL AND 467,300 NONFATAL FIREARM VICTIMIZATIONS OCCURRED IN 2011
WASHINGTON–Firearm-related homicides declined 39 percent and nonfatal firearm crimes declined 69 percent from 1993 to 2011, the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Firearm-related homicides dropped...
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...
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...
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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. The Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) cites...
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ABOUT ONE IN FOUR VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIME ARE PHYSICALLY INJURED DURING THE OFFENSE
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Each year about one in four United States residents who are victims of a violent crime are injured during the attack, the Justice Department's...
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RATE OF VIOLENT CRIME VICTIMIZATION AMONG HISPANICS DROPS MORE THAN 50 PERCENT IN LAST SEVEN YEARS
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Between 1993 and 2000, Hispanic residents aged 12 or older experienced a 56 percent decrease in the number of violent victimizations per capita, from 62.8 violent crimes per 1,000 to 27.9 per 1,000, the...