skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 34338 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: TRENDS IN EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 1971-1974
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
United States of America

National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 75
Sponsoring Agency: National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Commerce
Washington, DC 20233
Publication Number: SD-EE NO 8
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT COVERS SIX ACTIVITIES OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: POLICE PROTECTION, JUDICIAL ACTIVITIES, LEGAL SERVICES AND PROSECUTION, INDIGENT DEFENSE, CORRECTIONS, AND 'OTHER CRIMINAL JUSTICE.'
Abstract: FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRENDS ARE DISCUSSED IN THE INTRODUCTION WITH ACCOMPANYING TABLES AND CHARTS, FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY METHODOLOGY, DATA SOURCES, AND LIMITATIONS. FOLLOWING THE INTRODUCTORY TEXT ARE THE MAIN TABLES, WHICH INCLUDE A 4-YEAR SUMMARY OF 'VARIABLE PASSTHROUGH' DATA WITH AN ACCOMPANYING EXPLANATION OF THIS UNIQUE CONCEPT AND 22 TABLES PRESENTING FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA WITH CORRESPONDING PERCENTAGE CHANGES FOR THE 4-YEAR PERIOD. SURVEY DATA REVEALED THAT, PROPORTIONATELY, AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT, THE FASTEST GROWING CRIMINAL JUSTICE SECTORS FROM FY 1971 TO FY 1974 WERE 'OTHER CRIMINAL JUSTICE' AND INDIGENT DEFENSE. HOWEVER, THE DOLLAR AMOUNTS EXPENDED BY BOTH THESE SECTORS IN FY 1974 WERE SMALL IN COMPARISON TO OTHER SECTORS AND CONSTITUTED LESS THAN 3 PERCENT OF TOTAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPENDITURE. THE DOMINANT SECTORS, THOSE AREAS IN WHICH GOVERNMENT EXPENDED THE GREATEST NUMBER OF DOLLARS AND REQUIRED THE GREATEST NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES, WERE POLICE PROTECTION FIRST AND CORRECTIONS SECOND. A TABLE FINDING GUIDE CROSS-REFERENCES ALL SUBJECTS CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT PERTAINING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACTIVITIES BY ALL GOVERNMENTS COMBINED AND EACH LEVEL OF GOVERNMENTFEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ARE FURTHER BROKEN DOWN INTO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES. THE APPENDIXES PRESENT A GLOSSARY OF TERMS, CONCEPTS, AND CATEGORIES USED IN THIS REPORT AND AN EXHIBIT OF MAIL QUESTIONNAIRES USED.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Court costs; Court statistics; Criminal justice employment/expenditure data; Employment; Employment and expenditure data; Legal aid services; Police statistics
Note: STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SPECIAL STUDIES - NO 79.
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=34338

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.