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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 20. Adjudication outcome for felony defendants, by detention-release outcome and most serious arrest charge, 2004
Most serious
arrest charge
Number of
defendants  
Percent of felony
defendants in the
75 largest counties
convicted
Total Felony
conviction   
Released defendants             
     All offenses 26,795   59 % 47 %   
  Violent offenses 5,284   49 % 36 %
  Property offenses 8,211   62   49  
  Drug offenses 10,240   61   50  
  Public-order offenses 3,061   64   49  
Detained defendants            
     All offenses 22,347   78 % 73 %
  Violent offenses 5,480   74 % 68 %
  Property offenses 7,119   84   78  
  Drug offenses 7,859   74   70  
  Public-order offenses 1,889   84   79  

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