Vol. 10, No. 1  August 1998

Alcohol and Crime

In an analysis of national data issued last April, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that alcohol is a factor in 40 percent of violent crimes. The report coincided with a Department National Symposium on Alcohol Abuse and Crime.

Other findings on the relationship between alcohol and crime include:

For a free copy of the 36-page report, Alcohol and Crime, visit the U.S. Department of Justice website at <www.ojp.usdoj.gov> or (800) 732-3277.

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