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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 5. Criminal justice status of felony defendants at time of arrest, by most serious current arrest charge, 2004

Most serious current
arrest charge
Number of
defendants 
Percent of felony defendants in the 75 largest counties
with an active criminal justice status at the time of arrest
Total Probation   Pretrial
release
Parole In custody    Other
     All offenses 56,384   39 % 16 % 11 % 5 % 2 % 6 %
Violent offenses 12,730   33 % 12 % 10 % 3 % 2 % 6 %
  Murder 344   38   12   12   5   3   7  
  Rape 522   29   9   13   1   0   7  
  Robbery 3,049   38   14   13   5   2   4  
  Assault 6,729   31   12   9   3   3   5  
  Other violent 2,088   31   10   10   3   1   8  
Property offenses 17,231   42 % 18 % 11 % 5 % 2 % 6 %
  Burglary 4,425   45   20   10   6   3   6  
  Larceny/theft 4,391   41   18   10   5   2   6  
  Motor vehicle theft 2,040   51   23   10   7   1   10  
  Forgery 2,075   37   15   12   3   2   5  
  Fraud 1,803   33   15   6   4   2   7  
  Other property 2,500   42   16   14   5   2   6  
Drug offenses 20,721   39 % 17 % 11 % 5 % 1 % 5 %
  Trafficking 8,499   41   15   16   5   1   5  
  Other drug 12,223   37   18   8   6   1   5  
Public-order offenses 5,702   40 % 15 % 12 % 5 % 3 % 6 %
  Weapons 1,721   44   15   14   7   2   7  
  Driving-related 1,787   38   18   10   4   1   5  
  Other public-order 2,195   38   13   11   4   5   6  

Note: Data on criminal justice status at time of arrest
were available for 98% of all cases. Some defendants
with a criminal justice status had more than one type
of status. For those cases, the status indicated is the
most serious. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.


Source: State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS)
  See also Methodology.
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