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NCJ Number: 99305 Find in a Library
Title: Handbook of Criminal Justice Data, Fiscal Year 1984
Corporate Author: Delaware Statistical Analysis Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 70
Sponsoring Agency: Delaware Statistical Analysis Ctr
Dover, DE 19901
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook is a compendium of data on Delaware's criminal justice activities for fiscal year 1984, encompassing law enforcement, courts, corrections, and the work of the Public Defenders Office and the Office of the Attorney General.
Abstract: Law enforcement data cover the number and types of law enforcement agencies in Delaware and Delaware's national ranking among the 50 States for the various Index Crimes for years 1980 and 1983. Offenses reported to the police are tabulated by State and county and arrest, clearance, and victim-offender relationship data are also presented. Data on the work of the Public Defenders Office encompass the fiscal 1984 budget, cases assigned, number of clients, motions filed, arraignments, sentencings, appeals, capias, and polygraph tests. Court statistics address the number of courts and the number of judges in each type of court, expenditures, caseloads, and dispositions. Among the corrections data are expenditures and claims of the Violent Crimes Compensation Board, expenditures for adult and juvenile corrections, the adult corrections population, and probation and parole operations. Information is also provided on juvenile delinquency filings. Statistics pertaining to the work of the Office of the Attorney General cover expenditures, number of defendants disposed by various means, and guilty plea dispositions in superior court. Data are provided for property stolen in fiscal 1984. An insert reports on Delaware's 1985 crime statistics.
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Court statistics; Delaware; Police statistics; Prosecution; Public defenders
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