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  NCJ Number: NCJ 205331   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Federal Criminal Justice Trends, 2003
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Mark Motivans
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 08/2006
  Page Count: 62
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report presents data on Federal criminal justice trends from 1994-2003.
  Abstract: This report summarizes the activities of agencies at each stage of the Federal criminal case process. It includes 10-year trend statistics on the number arrested (with detail on drug offenses); number and disposition of suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys; number of persons detained prior to trial; number of defendants in cases filed, convicted, and sentenced; and number of offenders under Federal correctional supervision (incarceration, supervised release, probation, and parole). Highlights include the following: Drug offenses remained the most prevalent offense across stages over the 10-year period; the percent of suspects prosecuted (of matters concluded by U.S. Attorneys) increased from 54 percent in 1994 to 62 percent in 2003; 76 percent of defendants terminating pretrial services in 2003 were detained compared with 58 percent in 1994. This report updates Federal Criminal Case Processing. To view a list of all in the series go to the publications page. Appendix, figures, and tables
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
  Index Term(s): Arrest statistics ; Court statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Federal government ; Case processing ; Criminal justice agencies ; Sentencing statistics
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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