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Title: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1995
Series: BJS Full Reports
Corporate Author: Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Ctr
State University of New York at Albany
United States of America
Editor(s): K. Maguire; A. L. Pastore
Date Published: November 1996
Page Count: 751
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Ctr
Albany, NY 12222
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
Contract Number: 95-BJ-R-035
Publication Number: ISBN 0-16-05335-X
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

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Document: Agency Summary
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents statistical data about crime and criminal justice in the United States, using data from public and private agencies and all levels of government.
Abstract: The book is divided into six section. The first section focuses on the characteristics of the criminal justice systems and includes data on the number and types of criminal justice agencies and employees; expenditures; workloads; and statutory, regulatory, and administrative characteristics of selected agencies. Further sections present the results of nationwide surveys on public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice, data on the nature and distribution of known offenses, statistics on the characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, data on the judicial processing of defendants, and information on the characteristics of persons under correctional supervision in institutions and the community. Annotated list of sources, addresses of publishers, and 19 appendixes presenting definitions of terms and discussions of the methodologies of specific surveys
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; BJS Grant-related Documents; Corrections statistics; Court statistics; Crime Statistics; Offender statistics; Police statistics; Victimization
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