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Federal Criminal Justice Trends, 2003

NCJ Number
205331
Date Published
August 2006
Length
62 pages
Author(s)
Mark Motivans
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Statistics
Annotation
This report presents data on Federal criminal justice trends from 1994-2003.
Abstract
This report summarizes the activities of agencies at each stage of the Federal criminal case process. It includes 10-year trend statistics on the number arrested (with detail on drug offenses); number and disposition of suspects investigated by U.S. attorneys; number of persons detained prior to trial; number of defendants in cases filed, convicted, and sentenced; and number of offenders under Federal correctional supervision (incarceration, supervised release, probation, and parole). Highlights include the following: Drug offenses remained the most prevalent offense across stages over the 10-year period; the percent of suspects prosecuted (of matters concluded by U.S. Attorneys) increased from 54 percent in 1994 to 62 percent in 2003; 76 percent of defendants terminating pretrial services in 2003 were detained compared with 58 percent in 1994. This report updates Federal Criminal Case Processing. To view a list of all in the series go to the publications page. Appendix, figures, and tables
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