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Federal Justice Statistics, 2010

NCJ Number
239913
Date Published
December 2013
Length
34 pages
Author(s)
Mark Motivans, Ph.D.
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Statistics, Report (Annual/Periodic)
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
Date Created: December 30, 2013