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  NCJ Number: NCJ 239913     Find in a Library
  Title: Federal Justice Statistics, 2010
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Mark Motivans, Ph.D.
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 12/2013
  Page Count: 34
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report presents Federal justice statistics for fiscal year 2010.
  Abstract: This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics presents Federal justice statistics for fiscal year 2010. Highlights from the report include the following: between 1194 and 2010, suspects arrested and booked for Federal supervision violations increased 91 percent; in 2010, 5 Federal law enforcement agencies referred 77 percent of suspects prosecuted in U.S. district court, with non-U.S. citizens comprising 47 percent of suspects charged in U.S. district; in 2010, immigration was the most prevalent offense at arrest and investigation; 91 percent of felons charged in U.S. district court in 2010 were disposed by a guilty plea; in 2010, those most likely to be detained before case disposition were immigration (88 percent), violent (86 percent), and drug trafficking (84 percent) offenders; and at yearend 2010, over 400,000 Federal offenders were under some form of correctional control. This report presents data on defendants processed at each stage of the Federal justice system: arrest and booking, investigation and prosecution, pretrial detention, adjudication and sentencing in U.S. district court, corrections, and supervision in the community. Data for this report were obtained from the Federal Justice Statistics Program, which collects administrative data from six Federal justice agencies: the U.S. Marshals Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Executive Office for the U.S. Attorney, the Bureau of Prisons, and the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Tables, maps, figures, and appendix
  Main Term(s): Federal criminal justice system
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Arrest statistics ; National crime statistics ; Crime Statistics ; Court statistics ; Federal Bureau of Prisons ; Federal courts ; Criminal justice statistics ; District Courts (Federal) ; Property crime statistics ; Federal criminal justice system ; Sentencing statistics
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America
  Type: Statistics ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
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