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NCJ Number: NCJ 197104     Find in a Library
Title: Federal Criminal Case Processing, 2001: With Trends 1982-2001, Reconciled Data
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2003
Page Count: 41
  Annotation: This report describes the processing of defendants in the Federal criminal justice system.
Abstract: The report includes the number and disposition of suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys, the number of arrests for Federal offenses, the number of defendants in cases filed in U.S. district courts, sanctions imposed on criminal defendants, the number of persons under Federal correctional supervision (probation, parole, supervised released, and incarceration), and trends in annual Federal criminal case processing. This report is the latest in the annual Federal Criminal Case Processing series. Highlights include the following: during 2001 U.S. attorneys initiated investigations involving 121,818 suspects for possible violations of Federal law; U.S. attorneys declined to prosecute a smaller proportion of those investigated, as declinations of matters concluded decreased from 36 percent during 1994 to 26 percent during 2001; the proportion of defendants sentenced to prison increased from 65 percent during 1994 to 74 percent during 2001. Tables, figures
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Offense statistics ; Defendants ; Federal courts ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Federal criminal justice system
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2001-BJ-CX-K027
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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