Friday, August 11, 2006

Violent Felons in Large Urban Counties

Bureau of Justice Statistics Press Release: Violent Felons in Large Urban Counties, Aug. 6, 2006.

Fifty-six percent of the violent felons convicted in the nation's 75 most populous counties from 1990 through 2002 had a prior conviction record, 38 percent had a prior felony conviction and 15 percent had been previously convicted for a violent felony.
Links to the 12-page report and downloadable spreadsheets are here.

Thanks again to beSpacific.

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