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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 191746     Find in a Library
Title: Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 1999
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Sidra Lee Gifford
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 02/2002
Page Count: 11
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This annual report provides selected data from the Census Bureau’s Annual General Finance and Employment Surveys.
Abstract: Data presented include police protection, judicial and legal services, and corrections expenditure and employment for Federal, State, and local governments in 1999 and national trend data for 1982 to 1999. Expenditure data are provided for fiscal year 1999; employment and payroll data are for the month of March 1999. The report compares justice expenditure to spending for other governmental services and analyzes trends in justice spending and employment. It presents expenditure data per capita and number of justice employees relative to other State and local employees for each State. Survey methodology and definitions used are briefly discussed. The data in the report are comparable to those published in the 1980-99 Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts. The 1993-99 Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts are available in spreadsheet format. Highlights include the following: In 1999 the Federal Government alone spent 27 billion dollars on the justice system. State governments spent $57 billion on criminal and civil justice in 1999. Local governments contributed the most (51 percent) to the criminal and civil justice system: almost $75 billion. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Court costs ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Police expenditures ; Employment and expenditure data ; Corrections costs
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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