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Criminal History Records in the United States

Criminal History Records in the United States


Chart of criminal history records total, in III, and with dispositions in 1999
Growth in Records 1993-99 and 1997-99
    Percent change in the number
of records from:
     

 
    1993 - 99 1997 - 99  
  Total records 23.4% 9.4%  
  Available through III* 45.5% 10.4%  
  Includes dispositions 78.9% 14.4%  

    Records in millions  
    1993 1997 1999  
   

 
  Total records 50.6 57.1 62.4  
  Available through III* 25.5 33.6 37.1  
  Includes dispositions 13.0 20.3 23.2  
 


* Interstate Identification Index, FBI data through December 2006.
Source: SEARCH Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2006.


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