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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 24. Time from conviction to sentencing for convicted defendants, by most serious conviction offense, 2004

Most serious
conviction offense
Number of
defendants
    Percent of defendants in the
    75 largest counties who were     sentenced within —
 Total 0-1
day
2-30
days
31-60
days
61 days
or more
   All offenses 32,680     100 % 65 % 15 % 12 % 8 %
All felonies 28,512   100 % 63 % 17 % 12 % 8 %
Violent offenses 4,733   100 % 56 % 17 % 16 % 11 %
  Murder 98   100   41   26   27   7  
  Rape 145   100   34   15   28   23  
  Robbery 1,169   100   57   18   15   11  
  Assault 2,346   100   61   15   14   9  
  Other violent 976   100   47   17   21   15  
Property offenses 9,469   100 % 64 % 16 % 12 % 8 %
  Burglary 2,303   100   63   17   14   6  
  Larceny/theft 2,754   100   69   12   10   9  
  Motor vehicle theft 1,307   100   55   25   13   7  
  Forgery 834   100   64   11   13   11  
  Fraud 929   100   60   14   15   11  
  Other property 1,345   100   64   19   11   6  
Drug offenses 10,847   100 % 66 % 17 % 10 % 7 %
  Trafficking 4,129   100   59   18   14   9  
  Other drug 6,720   100   69   17   8   5  
Public-order offenses 3,360   100 % 62 % 17 % 14 % 7 %
  Weapons 1,066   100   56   21   16   7  
  Driving-related 1,153   100   64   15   14   7  
  Other public-order 1,143   100   66   15   13   6  
Misdemeanors 4,168   100 % 82 % 4 % 8 % 6 %
Note: Data on time from conviction to sentencing were available for 94% of convicted defendants. Total for all felonies includes cases that could not be classified into 1 of the 4 major offense categories. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

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