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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 9. Felony defendants released before or detained until case disposition, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Number of
defendants   
      Percent of defendants in
      the 75 largest counties
Total Released
before case  
disposition
Detained
until case
disposition
     All offenses 54,979      100 % 57 % 43 %
Violent offenses 12,532   100 % 51 % 49 %
  Murder 348   100   12   88  
  Rape 499   100   52   48  
  Robbery 3,001   100   42   58  
  Assault 6,609   100   55   45  
  Other violent 2,076   100   57   43  
Property offenses 16,840   100 % 57 % 43 %
  Burglary 4,359   100   46   54  
  Larceny/theft 4,291   100   58   42  
  Motor vehicle theft 2,011   100   39   61  
  Forgery 1,999   100   72   28  
  Fraud 1,771   100   73   27  
  Other property 2,409   100   64   36  
Drug offenses 20,074   100 % 60 % 40 %
  Trafficking 8,275   100   60   40  
  Other drug 11,799   100   60   40  
Public-order offenses 5,533   100 % 65 % 35 %
  Weapons 1,710   100   58   42  
  Driving-related 1,730   100   69   31  
  Other public-order 2,093   100   66   34  
Note: Data on detention/release outcome were available for 98% of all cases.
Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

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