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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 13. Time from arrest to release for felony defendants released before case disposition, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
       Released felony defendants
       in the 75 largest counties
Number of
defendants 
Percent who were
released within —
1 day      1 week    1 month
     All offenses 30,215      54 %    80 %    92 %   
Violent offenses 6,070   46 % 73 % 88 %
  Murder 27   26   41   59  
  Rape 247   36   65   78  
  Robbery 1,228   36   61   78  
  Assault 3,446   48   77   91  
  Other violent 1,121   53   77   91  
Property offenses 9,077   58 % 80 % 93 %
  Burglary 1,853   46   70   89  
  Larceny/theft 2,416   62   84   95  
  Motor vehicle theft 736   50   75   91  
  Forgery 1,377   60   85   95  
  Fraud 1,237   69   84   95  
  Other property 1,459   59   81   94  
Drug offenses 11,677   53 % 81 % 93 %
  Trafficking 4,841   52   79   92  
  Other drug 6,835   54   83   95  
Public-order offenses 3,391   60 % 85 % 96 %
  Weapons 948   46   82   96  
  Driving-related 1,158   63   87   97  
  Other public-order 1,286   68   86   94  
Note: Data on time from arrest to release were available for 96% of all cases. Release data were collected for 1 year.

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