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Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2000

NCJ Number
194067
Date Published
August 2002
Length
127 pages
Agencies
BJS
Publication Type
Statistics
Grant Number(s)
98-BJ-CX-K015
Annotation
This Bureau of Justice Statistics report presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of case processing in the Federal criminal justice system.
Abstract
The Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2000 presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of case processing in the Federal criminal justice system, including arrests by Federal law enforcement agencies, investigations and prosecutions by U.S. attorneys, pretrial release and detention, adjudication in the U.S. district courts, sentencing, appeal of convictions and/or sentences imposed, and corrections, for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2000. Data are provided to BJS by all components of the Federal Justice System. BJS has maintained Federal justice data for the period since 1980. Highlights of the 2000 report include the following: (1) during 2000, 115,574 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law; (2) during 2000, U.S. attorneys initiated criminal investigations involving 123,559 suspects, and they concluded their investigations of 117,450 suspects; and (3) between 1990 and 2000, the number of offenders on community supervision increased by 17 percent from 84,801 during 1990 and 99,264 during 2000.
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