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  NCJ Number: NCJ 233464   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Federal Justice Statistics 2009 - Statistical Tables
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Mark Motivans Ph.D.
  Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
  Date Published: 01/2012
  Page Count: 62
  Annotation: This study describes the significant stages in the processing of criminal suspects and defendants.
  Abstract: These statistical tables describe criminal case processing in the Federal justice system, including arrest and booking through sentencing and corrections. Three sections each describe a specific process. Section 1 describes Federal law enforcement and prosecution, including arrests made by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law, and the characteristics of arrestees. The data also describe suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys, decisions made by Federal prosecutors in screening criminal activities, and the type of offense for which suspects were prosecuted or declined for prosecution. Section 2 describes Federal pretrial, adjudication, sentencing, and appeals. Pretrial release and detention practices of the Federal judiciary system are addressed, along with the characteristics of defendants detained or released pending trial. Also described are actions taken by the Federal judiciary in adjudicating defendants in cases led by the U.S. attorneys and the sentences imposed by the Federal judiciary on convicted defendants. A description of sentences imposed in the Federal courts is provided, including the original offense charged and information on criminal convictions and appeals. Section 3 describes offenders under Federal correctional supervision (probation, parole, and supervised release) including the outcome of the supervision (successful completion or violations). Offenders imprisoned in Federal prisons are described, including the offense at commitment and demographic characteristics of the offender. Data were collected from the United States Marshal Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC), and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Tables and glossary
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics ; Federal
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Arrest statistics ; Offense statistics ; Court statistics ; Judicial process ; Prosecution
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2005-BJ-CX-K004
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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