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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 197838     Find in a Library
Title: Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Callie Marie Rennison Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 02/2003
Page Count: 2
  Series: BJS Crime Data Briefs
  Annotation: This reports presents trends in intimate partner violence of persons age 12 or older in the United States using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports.
Abstract: Murder and nonfatal violent crimes, such as aggravated assault, simple assault, robbery, and rape/sexual assault, are examined for male and female victims. This Crime Data Brief updates some of the data in Intimate Partner Violence, a more detailed report on this subject published in 2000. Highlights include the following: the number of violent crimes by intimate partners against females declined from 1993 to 2001; intimate partner violence made up 20 percent of all nonfatal violent crime experienced by women in 2001; 1,247 women and 440 men were killed by an intimate partner in 2000.
Main Term(s): Violence
Index Term(s): National crime surveys ; Domestic assault ; Abusing spouses ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Violent women ; Female victims ; Male female victim comparisons ; Victims of violence ; Violent men ; Male victims
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Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: See NCJ-178247 for the detailed report.
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