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Title: Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2004
Series: BJS Full Reports
Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
Date Published: December 2006
Page Count: 128
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
The Urban Institute
Washington, DC 20037
Grant Number: 05-BJ-CX-K004
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the Federal criminal justice system.
Abstract: This annual report includes investigations by U.S. attorneys, prosecutions, and declinations, pretrial release and detention, conviction and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations. New this year are statistics on fugitive investigations by the U.S. Marshals Service. Highlights include: (1) during 2004, 126,878 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law; (2) during 2004, U.S. Attorneys initiated criminal investigations involving 130,078 suspects, and they concluded their investigations of 128,518 suspects; and (3) the number of offenders on community supervision increased by 29 percent, from 84,801 during 1990 to 108,976 during 2004. This is an electronic only document. Figures, tables, glossary
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics; Federal courts
Index Term(s): BJS Grant-related Documents; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Case processing
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