BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Key Facts At A Glance

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Crime trends



Total correctional population

Local jail inmates and jail facilities

State and federal prisoners and prison facilities

Community corrections


Capital punishment

Deaths in custody

Sexual violence in correctional facilities

Law enforcement

State and local law enforcement

Federal law enforcement

Tribal law enforcement

Forensic investigation

Police–public contacts

Special topics

Indian country

Federal justice system

Prosecution and adjudication

      State courts

Indigent defense

Justice expenditure and employment

Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program

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