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  NCJ Number: NCJ 189737     Find in a Library
  Title: Federal Criminal Case Processing, 2000: With Trends 1982-2000
  Document URL: Text PDF PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Urban Institute Press
United States of America
  Date Published: 11/2001
  Page Count: 44
  Annotation: This report describes the processing of defendants in the Federal criminal justice system.
  Abstract: This report includes the number and disposition of suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys, the number of arrests for Federal offenses, the number of defendants in cases filed in U.S. district courts, sanctions imposed on convicted defendants, the number of persons under Federal correctional supervision (probation, parole, supervised release, and incarceration), and trends in annual Federal criminal case processing. This report is the latest in the annual Federal Criminal Case Processing series. Highlights include the following: During 2000, 115,589 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for possible violation of Federal law. Between 1994 and 2000, the number of defendants charged in criminal cases filed in U.S. district courts increased 34 percent, from 62,237 to 83,251. During 2000, criminal cases involving 76,952 defendants were concluded in U.S. district courts. Figures, tables, and appended tables
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Offense statistics ; Federal courts ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Federal criminal justice system
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 98-BJ-CX-K015;
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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  Type: Report (Study/Research)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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