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Title: Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2000
Corporate Author: The Urban Institute
United States of America
Date Published: August 2002
Page Count: 127
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
The Urban Institute
Washington, DC 20037
Grant Number: 98-BJ-CX-K015
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Bureau of Justice Statistics report presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of case processing in the Federal criminal justice system.
Abstract: The Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2000 presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of case processing in the Federal criminal justice system, including arrests by Federal law enforcement agencies, investigations and prosecutions by U.S. attorneys, pretrial release and detention, adjudication in the U.S. district courts, sentencing, appeal of convictions and/or sentences imposed, and corrections, for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2000. Data are provided to BJS by all components of the Federal Justice System. BJS has maintained Federal justice data for the period since 1980. Highlights of the 2000 report include the following: (1) during 2000, 115,574 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law; (2) during 2000, U.S. attorneys initiated criminal investigations involving 123,559 suspects, and they concluded their investigations of 117,450 suspects; and (3) between 1990 and 2000, the number of offenders on community supervision increased by 17 percent from 84,801 during 1990 and 99,264 during 2000.
Main Term(s): Federal criminal justice system
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Corrections statistics; Court statistics; District attorneys; District Courts; Federal correctional facilities; Federal courts; Federal government; Federal law enforcement agencies; Federal sentencing guidelines; Pretrial detention; Pretrial release; Prosecutors; Sentencing statistics
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