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Federal Justice Statistics, 2005 - Statistical Tables


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Table 1.1. Suspects arrested for Federal offenses and booked by U.S. Marshals Service, by offense, October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005
Most serious offense Number Percent

  All offenses 140,200 100 %
Violent offenses 4,243 3.0 %
  Murdera 357 0.3  
  Negligent manslaughter 44 --  
  Assault 1,156 0.8  
  Robbery 2,047 1.5  
  Sexual abusea 271 0.2  
  Kidnapping 167 0.1  
  Threatening communication 173 0.1  
  Other violent offenses 28 ~  
Property offenses 14,899 10.7 %
  Fraudulent 12,365 8.9 %
    Embezzlement 628 0.5  
    Frauda 10,310 7.4  
    Forgery 272 0.2  
    Counterfeiting 1,155 0.8  
  Other 2,534 1.8 %
    Burglary 193 0.1  
    Larcenya 1,529 1.1  
    Motor vehicle theft 203 0.1  
    Arson and explosives 108 0.1  
    Transportation of stolen property 392 0.3  
    Other property offensesa 109 0.1  
Drug offenses 33,061 23.8 %
Public-order offenses 8,989 6.5 %
  Regulatory 299 0.2 %
    Antitrust 12 ~  
    Food and drug 105 0.1  
    Civil rights 38 --  
    Other regulatory offenses 144 0.1  
  Other 8,690 6.2 %
    Tax law violationsa 1,108 0.8  
    Bribery 179 0.1  
    Perjury, contempt, and intimidation 287 0.2  
    National defense 9 ^  
    Escape 1,058 0.8  
    Racketeering and extortion 478 0.3  
    Gambling 177 0.1  
    Obscene materiala 846 0.6  
    Child Support Recovery 173 0.1  
    Nonviolent sex offenses 882 0.6  
    Obstruction of justice 530 0.4  
    Traffic offenses 2,077 1.5  
    Conspiracy, aiding and abetting,
  and jurisdictional offenses
83 0.1  
    Wildlife 137 0.1  
    Environmental 150 0.1  
    All other offensesa 516 0.4  
Weapon offenses 9,560 6.9 %
Immigration offenses 38,041 27.3 %
Supervision violations 24,250 17.4 %
Material witness 6,078 4.4 %

Note: The data in this table are not directly comparable to the data in 2002 and prior compendia.
-- Less than .05%.
~ Not applicable.
^ Too few cases to obtain statistically reliable data.
aIn this table, "Murder" includes nonnegligent manslaughter; "Sexual abuse"
includes only violent sex offenses; "Fraud" excludes tax fraud; "Larceny"
excludes transportation of stolen property; "Other property offenses"
excludes fraudulent property offenses and includes destruction of property
and trespassing; "Tax law violations" includes tax fraud; "Obscene material"
denotes the mail or transport thereof; and "All other offenses" includes 1,079
offenses with unclassifiable offense type.

Source: U.S. Marshals Service Prisoner Tracking System file, fiscal year.
  
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