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Prosecution of Federal Firearms Offenses, 2000–16

NCJ Number
254520
Date Published
October 2021
Length
45 pages
Author(s)
Emily Tiry; Kelly Roberts Freeman; William Adams
Agencies
BJS-Sponsored
Publication Type
Report (Grant Sponsored)
Grant Number(s)
2017-BJ-CX-K055
Abstract

This report was produced by Urban Institute for BJS under award number 2017-BJ-CX-K055. It describes trends associated with the prosecution of firearm offenders in U.S. district courts from 2000 to 2016. It presents data on the following stages of the federal criminal justice system: investigations and referrals of suspects to U.S. attorneys, prosecutions and convictions of defendants in U.S. district court, and sentencing. Statistics are based on analysis of data from BJS’s Federal Justice Statistics Program.

Date Created: October 12, 2021