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NCJ Number: 50160 Find in a Library
Title: KOOTENAI COUNTY (ID) - SYSTEMS RATES ANALYSIS, PART I CRIMES, JANUARY-AUGUST 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Idaho Law Enforcement Planning Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Idaho Law Enforcement Planning Cmssn
Boise, ID 83707
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPARISON OF TIME FROM ARREST TO TRIAL AND FROM ARREST TO DISPOSITION, AN ANALYSIS OF THE DISPOSITION AND SENTENCE ITSELF, DATA REGARDING DISMISSALS, AND DATA DEALING WITH THE ARRESTEE ARE PROVIDED.
Abstract: THROUGH A REVIEW OF INFORMATION PROVIDED IN CASE FILES, THE FOLLOWING DATA ARE PROVIDED FOR THE PROCESSING OF UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS PART I (MURDER, RAPE, ROBBERY, LARCENY, BURGLARY, AUTO THEFT, AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT) ARRESTEES: ARRESTS BY CRIME; NUMBERS RELEASED AND DETAINED IN JAIL ACCORDING TO OFFENSE; OUTCOME ANALYSIS OF CASES PROSECUTED; ANALYSIS OF GUILTY PLEAS AND VERDICTS BY OFFENSE; ANALYSIS OF ORIGINAL CHARGE AND PLEA TO REDUCED CHARGE BY CRIME; ANALYSIS OF DISMISSALS AND ACQUITTALS BY CRIME; REASONS FOR DISMISSAL BY OFFENSE; TYPE OF SENTENCE BY CRIME; AND TIME FRAME FOR CASES. OF THE 50 CASES FILED WITH THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE FOR PART I OFFENSES DURING THE PERIOD JANUARY 1975 THROUGH AUGUST 1975, 58 PERCENT WERE BURGLARIES; CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON (MURDER, RAPE, ROBBERY, AND ASSAULT) ACCOUNTED FOR 26 PERCENT, WHILE LARCENY WAS 16 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL. OF THE 50 ARRESTEES, 40 PERCENT WERE PLACED ON BAIL, 20 PERCENT WERE RELEASED ON THEIR OWN RECOGNIZANCE, AND 34 PERCENT REMAINED IN JAIL. EIGHTY-SIX PERCENT WERE EVENTUALLY PROSECUTED, WHILE 12 PERCENT OF THE CASES WERE DISMISSED ON THE MOTION OF THE PROSECUTOR. ONE ARRESTEE FAILED TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT. SEVENTY-TWO PERCENT OF THE ARRESTEES WERE CONVICTED EITHER ON THE ORIGINAL CHARGE OR A REDUCED CHARGE. SIX PERCENT WERE GIVEN A PRISON SENTENCE, 12 PERCENT RECEIVED A 120-DAY SENTENCE, AND 46 PERCENT WERE PLACED ON PROBATION. ONE ARRESTEE RECEIVED A JAIL SENTENCE. SUPPORTING DATA ARE TABULATED. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Court statistics; Crime Statistics; Crimes against persons; Dispositions; Idaho; Offenders; Property crimes
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