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  • How much does it cost per day to house an inmate in a state prison?
    The cost per day to house an inmate is available in State Corrections Expenditures, FY 1982-2010, a ... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • What strategies are available to help my police department manage budget shortfalls during economic declines?
    Strategies available to help police departments manage budget shortfalls during economic declines ca... Read More
    Last Updated: September 18, 2017

  • Do you have information about jobs or employment opportunities in the justice field at the state/local level?
    We do not compile information about employment opportunities at the state or local level of governme... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I find salaries and wages for Federal law enforcement officers?
    Salary and wage tables for Federal law enforcement officers are available on the Federal Pay and Lea... Read More
    Last Updated: January 7, 2011

  • How much money is appropriated to each state for victim compensation?
    The amount of money appropriated to each state for victim compensation is available in the Office fo... Read More
    Last Updated: June 26, 2015

  • What is JUSTSTATS?
    JUSTSTATS is an electronic listserv from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) that announces new c... Read More
    Last Updated: May 2, 2013

  • Where can I locate criminal justice spending data?
    Data on justice expenditures may be accessed from the Employment and Expenditure section of the Bure... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

  • How much money is spent on drug treatment in the United States?
    Information on the amount of money spent on drug treatment in the U.S. is available in the following... Read More
    Last Updated: April 14, 2015

  • What is the operating budget of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP)?
    Questions pertaining to the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) operating budget should be directed to ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 30, 2011

  • Where can I view budget information for Department of Justice agencies?
    Department of Justice budget information, including a breakdown by agency, can be located on the Dep... Read More
    Last Updated: April 28, 2017

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