U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Press Releases 1998

12/17/98 Victims Receive Services as Result of Criminal Fine Collection Efforts
12/10/98 Justice Department Broadcast Help Communities Combat Drug Activity and Revitalize Neighborhoods
12/10/98 Juvenile Violent Arrest Rate Lowest Since 1990
12/05/98 Justice Department Awards Nearly One-Half Billion Dollars to 146 Jurisdictions that Incarcerate Criminal Illegal Aliens
11/17/98 New Orleans Gets State-of-the-Art Mobile Police Station, One of Only Six in Nation from Justice Department
11/13/98 Justice Department Establishes New International Center
11/07/98 Crime Victims Fund Deposits Exceed $324 Million in 1998
11/05/98 Justice Department Studies Offer New Hope in Combating Youth Gangs
10/29/98 New Resources Available to Assist Victims of Fraud
10/27/98 Oakland Gets State-of-the-Art Mobile Police Station, One of Only Six in Nation from Justice Department
10/22/98 Over $440 Million in New Justice Department Awards Will Help Local Law Enforcement Efforts
10/12/98 Justice Department Study Examines Youths and Weapons
10/09/98 President Clinton Announces Over $41 Million to Stop Violent Criminals from Purchasing Firearms
10/05/98 Local Experts to Lead Omaha Drug Forum
10/01/98 Justice Funding for States' Prisons Tops $1 Billion
09/21/98 Justice Department Holding Domestic Violence Training In Rapid City to Assist Native America Women
09/18/98 Communications Problems Discussed in Justice Department Video
09/18/98 41 Jurisdictions Receive Nearly $12 Million to Combat Domestic Violence
09/17/98 Indianapolis First City to Receive State-of-the-Art Mobile Community Outreach Police Station from Justice
09/15/98 Justice Department Funds Community Initiative to Treat Domestic Violence as a Crime
09/15/98 50 States Receive About $9.7 Million to Improve DNA and Fingerprint Identification Systems
08/25/98 Office of Victims of Crime Opens Training and Tehcnical Assistance Center
08/18/98 School Crime May Decline When Students Are Involved in the Problem-Solving
08/18/98 Criminal Justice System's Leverage Over Abusers Aids Programs to Stop Battering
08/10/98 Alaska to Receive Over $300,000 for Local Law Enforcement Efforts
08/06/98 Justice Department Assists States to Prevent Nation's Number One Property Crime
08/06/98 Public Benefits When Public Health and Correctional Agencies Work Together
08/05/98 Justice Department Broadcast Helps Communities Crack Down on Drugs
08/05/98 New Report Outlines Shared Traits of Potential Assassins
07/29/98 Vice President Gore Announces Justice Department Asisstance to Domestic Violence Victims in Rural Areas
07/27/98 First Lady Cites Programs in Reducing Violence Against Women
07/22/98 President Announces New Funds for Value-Based Efforts to Prevent Youth Violence
07/17/98 Vice President Gore Announces $4.3 Million to Upgrade Information Sharing to Fight Crime
07/16/98 Fourth National Victim Assistance Academy Underway
07/11/98 Cocaine Use Among Youngest Male Arrestees Declining in Washington, D.C.
07/11/98 President Clinton Announces $27 Million for More Drug Courts
07/11/98 25 Percent of Female Arrestees in San Jose Use Methamphetamine
07/11/98 Methamphetamine Use High Among Arrestees in San Diego
07/11/98 Cocaine Use Among Youngest Arrestees Increasing in San Antonio
07/11/98 25 Percent of Female Arrestees in Portland Use Opiates
07/11/98 Methamphetamine Use Highest Among White Female Arestees in Phoenix
07/11/98 Cocaine Use Highest Among Female Arrestees in Philadelphia
07/11/98 High Rates of Drug Use Continue Among Arrestees in Omaha
07/11/98 High Rates of Drug Use Continue Among Manhattan Arrestees
07/11/98 Cocaine Use on the Rise Among New Orleans Female Arrestees
07/11/98 Cocaine Most Commonly Used Drug Among Miami Arrestees
07/11/98 Cocaine Most Commonly Used Drug Among Los Angeles Arrestees
07/11/98 Cocaine is the Drug of Choice Among Female Arrestees in Indianapolis
07/11/98 Cocaine Detected the Most Among Arrestees in Houston
07/11/98 Cocaine Use High Among Arrestees in Ft. Lauderdale
07/11/98 Marijuana Use Among Female Arrestees Increasing in Detroit
07/11/98 Marijuana and Cocaine Use Prevalent Among Arrestees in Denver
07/11/98 Marijuana and Cocaine Use Prevalent Among Arrestees in Dallas
07/11/98 Cocaine is the Drug of Choice Among Cleveland's Female Arrestees
07/11/98 80 Percent of Adult Male Arrestees in Chicago Use Illegal Drugs
07/11/98 Cocaine Use on the Rise Among Birmingham's Female Arrestees
07/11/98 Cocaine Is the Drug of Choice Among Atlanta Arrestees
07/11/98 President Clinton Focuses on Drug Abuse Patterns Across the Nation
07/06/98 BJA Monograph Will Help Communities Address Gang Problems
06/26/98 New Victims' Agenda Will Chart Course for Victims Services in the 21st Century
06/22/98 States Receive Funds to Help Crime Victims
06/15/98 Vice President Gore Announces Native American Tribes to Receive $4.9 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
05/20/98 BJA Announces Second Year of Successful Program to Test Innovative Solutions to Local Problems
05/09/98 President Clinton Announces New Guidelines to Help Protect Children and Others from Caregiver Abuse and Neglect
05/07/98 Alternatives to Incarceration Program Provides Effective Sanctions
05/06/98 Justice Department Broadcast Spotlights Community Youth Outreach Efforts
04/06/98 Richmond, California Efforts Reduce Homicides
03/26/98 States Receive First Installment of FY 1998 Prison Funds and Funds to Continue Drug Testing and Treatment Initiatives
03/19/98 Justice Department Awards Nearly $38 Million to Help States Support Drug Programs in Prisons
03/17/98 $3 Million Available for State and Local Training and Education
03/14/98 Reimbursement Funds Provided to 249 Jurisdictions that Incarcerate Criminal Illegal Aliens
03/09/98 Attorney General Encourages Community Leaders to Focus on Community Justice
03/06/98 Washington Arrestees Less Likely to Carry Guns During Drug Transactions
03/06/98 San Diego Arrestees Report Limited Drug Availability
03/06/98 San Antonio Arrestees Have Highest Rate of Carrying Guns During Drug Transactions
03/06/98 Police Activity Affects Arrestees' Ability to Obtain Drugs In Manhattan
03/06/98 Police Activity Affects Chicago Arrestees' Ability to Obtain Drugs
03/06/98 Crack, Powder Cocaine and Herion Markets Differ Dramatically
02/19/98 Law Enforcement Agencies Encounter Problems Communicating
02/18/98 BJA Profiles Six Successful Programs Communities Can Replicate
02/17/98 Every State Will Receive More Justice Department Funds to Address Domestic Violence and Assault
02/12/98 Justice Department Provides Guidance on Death Investigations
02/12/98 Two OJP Teams Earn Hammer Awards for Innovative Projects
02/12/98 Fiscal Year 1998 Drug Court Funding Available
01/20/98 OJP Releases 1998 Program Plans
01/11/98 Justice Department and Local Community Leaders Focus on Return to Restorative Community Justice
01/07/98 Department of Justice Establishes Commission to Study Future of DNA Evidence
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