skip navigation

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

  NCJ Number: NCJ 158900   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1995
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Editor(s): K. Maguire ; A. L. Pastore
  Corporate Author: Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Ctr
State University of New York at Albany
United States of America
  Date Published: 11/1996
  Page Count: 751
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This volume presents statistical data about crime and criminal justice in the United States, using data from public and private agencies and all levels of government.
  Abstract: The book is divided into six section. The first section focuses on the characteristics of the criminal justice systems and includes data on the number and types of criminal justice agencies and employees; expenditures; workloads; and statutory, regulatory, and administrative characteristics of selected agencies. Further sections present the results of nationwide surveys on public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice, data on the nature and distribution of known offenses, statistics on the characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, data on the judicial processing of defendants, and information on the characteristics of persons under correctional supervision in institutions and the community. Annotated list of sources, addresses of publishers, and 19 appendixes presenting definitions of terms and discussions of the methodologies of specific surveys
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Arrest statistics ; Crime Statistics ; Court statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Police statistics ; Victimization ; BJS grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Contract Number: 95-BJ-R-035
  Publication Number: ISBN 0-16-05335-X
  Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.