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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 10. Type of pretrial release or detention of felony defendants, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Percent of felony defendants in the 75 largest counties
Released before case disposition   Detained until
  case disposition
 
Financial release   Nonfinancial release
Total
financial  
Surety  
bond
Deposit  
bond
Full cash  
bond
Property  
bond
Total non-  
financial
Recognizance   Conditional   Unsecured   Held on  
bail
Denied bail
     All offenses 32 % 25 % 5 % 1 % 1 %   26 % 14 % 9 % 2 %   37 % 6 %
Violent offenses 34 % 26 % 6 % 1 % 1 %   17 % 7 % 9 % 1 % 41 % 8 %
  Murder 9   6   0   0   3     3   3   1   0   52   36  
  Rape 37   26   6   3   1     15   8   7   1   41   8  
  Robbery 26   20   6   0   0     16   7   9   --   52   7  
  Assault 38   28   7   1   1     17   7   9   1   38   8  
  Other violent 38   34   3   2   --     19   10   8   1   37   7  
Property offenses 27 % 23 % 3 % 1 % 1 %   29 % 17 % 9 % 3 % 37 % 6 %
  Burglary 25   22   3   1   1     20   11   7   3   47   8  
  Larceny/theft 29   25   3   1   1     29   15   11   4   36   5  
  Motor vehicle theft 18   16   2   1   0     21   11   9   1   55   6  
  Forgery 34   26   4   1   3     38   24   13   2   21   7  
  Fraud 32   29   2   1   0     40   26   11   4   23   4  
  Other property 26   19   5   2   2     38   25   8   4   31   5  
Drug offenses 32 % 24 % 7 % 1 % 1 %   28 % 15 % 10 % 3 % 35 % 5 %
  Trafficking 37   25   11   1   1     23   12   10   2   36   4  
  Other drug 28   23   4   1   1     32   17   11   4   35   5  
Public-order offenses   38 % 31 % 5 % 1 % -- %   27 % 18 % 7 % 3 % 30 % 5 %
  Weapons 39   26   12   1   1     19   13   5   2   37   5  
  Driving-related 46   41   2   2   --     24   15   8   1   27   4  
  Other public-order 30   27   3   1   --     36   24   7   5   28   6  
Note: Data on specific type of pretrial release or detention were available for 90% of all cases.
Detail may not add to total because of rounding.
--Less than 0.5%.

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