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Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2003

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October 2005
137 pages
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This 2003 Compendium presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case process outcomes at each major stage of the Federal criminal justice system.
This annual report includes investigations by U.S. Attorneys, prosecutions and declinations, pretrial release and detention, convictions and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations. New this year is statistics on fugitive investigations by the U.S. Marshals Service. This is an electronic only document. Highlights include the following: (1) during 2003, 126,878 suspects were arrested by Federal law enforcement agencies for violations of Federal law; (2) during 2003, U.S. Attorneys initiated criminal investigations involving 130,078 suspects, and they concluded their investigations of 128,518; and (3) during 1990 and 2003, the number of offenders on community supervision increased by 29 percent from 84,801 during 1990 to 108,976 during 2003. Figures and tables
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