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Title: New York State Criminal Justice Processing, 1981 - Misdemeanor Offenders Disposed in 1981, December 1984
Author(s): T J Harig
Corporate Author: New York State, Division of Criminal Justice Services
Bureau of Statistical Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 110
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
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New York State, Division of Criminal Justice Services
Albany, NY 12203
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United States of America

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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume highlights data on the processing of New York State misdemeanor arrests disposed in 1981.
Abstract: 'Tree' diagrams portray case outcomes and processing times. After presenting statewide statistics, the data are broken down by New York City, other State metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas. Additional displays show statewide case processing by offender sex, race, age, and crime class. Other data address the 19 misdemeanor arrest offenses most often disposed during the year. Figures present summary counts and percentages of cases by dispositional outcome as well as elapsed time between arrest and disposition. Outcome and time displays presented in pairs indicate the counts on which processing time calculations were based. The unit of count is the arrest event, so offenders with multiple dispositions are counted each time they were disposed. The appendixes present definitions and technical specifications, a description of the selection of charge and disposition for analysis, and processing summaries for felony arrests disposed in 1981. Attachments include the arrest/fingerprint card, the lower court criminal disposition reporting form, the superior court criminal disposition reporting form, and the indictment and prosecution report. Thirty-five figures are provided.
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Court case flow; Misdemeanor; New York; Offender statistics; Offense statistics; Statistical Analysis Centers
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