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Data Collected Under the First Step Act, 2019

NCJ Number
E. Ann Carson; Stephanie Mueller; Laura Maruschak
Date Published
March 2020
15 pages
In compliance with a provision of the federal First Step Act of 2018 (FSA), the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) presents data for calendar year 2018 from its National Prisoner Statistics program, which contains data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) on a number of topics, including selected characteristics of prisoners and selected facility characteristics.

This is the first report as required under the First Step Act of 2018 (FSA, P.L. 115-391 § 610). It includes data on federal prisoners provided to BJS by the Federal Bureau of Prisons for calendar year 2018, which is prior to the enactment of the FSA.