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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 11. Bail amount set for felony defendants, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Number of
defendants  
Percent of felony defendants in the 75 largest counties with a bail amount of —
Under  
$5,000  
$5,000- 
$9,999  
$10,000-  
$24,999  
$25,000-  
$49,999  
$50,000
or more  
     All offenses 34,120    20 % 19 % 24 % 14 % 23 %
Violent offenses 8,825   14 % 15 % 21 % 13 % 38 %
  Murder 199   0   2   4   6   89  
  Rape 353   7   6   11   13   64  
  Robbery 2,161   12   12   20   14   42  
  Assault 4,659   17   19   23   12   30  
  Other violent 1,455   11   9   25   13   43  
Property offenses 9,878   24 % 19 % 25 % 14 % 18 %
  Burglary 2,823   16   14   26   17   27  
  Larceny/theft 2,558   29   22   26   11   13  
  Motor vehicle theft 1,320   20   16   24   21   19  
  Forgery 995   35   25   23   9   8  
  Fraud 916   30   22   21   8   19  
  Other property 1,267   23   23   26   14   14  
Drug offenses 11,948   20 % 21 % 25 % 15 % 19 %
  Trafficking 5,562   16   21   23   17   23  
  Other drug 6,386   24   22   27   13   14  
Public-order offenses 3,469   24 % 22 % 23 % 13 % 18 %
  Weapons 1,198   14   18   24   20   24  
  Driving-related 1,153   37   23   19   7   14  
  Other public-order 1,119   22   24   27   12   16  
Note: Data on bail amount were available for 96% of
all defendants for whom a bail amount was set. Table
excludes defendants given nonfinancial release.

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