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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

"School Crime and Safety" Live on the C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

Did you know that total school violence and theft have decreased over the last 20 years while school public safety and security measures continue to increase? Students ages 12 to 18 were victims of more than 1.2 million nonfatal crimes at school in 2011. Find out more on Friday, May 31 at approximately 9 a.m. EDT as Michael Planty, chief of the Victimization Statistics at the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses statistics about school crime and safety in the U.S. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014