BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Data Collection: Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP)
Frequency: Ongoing starting 1979.
Latest data available: 2010

Provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases. Information is acquired on all aspects of processing in the federal justice system, including the number of persons investigated, prosecuted, convicted, incarcerated, sentenced to probation, released pretrial, and under parole or other supervision; initial prosecution decisions, referrals to magistrates, court dispositions, sentencing outcomes, sentence length, and time served. The program collects data from the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), the Pretrial Services Agency (PSA), the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO), the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC), and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).

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Data Experts

  • Marks Motivans, Ph.D., BJS Statistician
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    Collection Period

    2010

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    Documentation

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    Methodology

    Forthcoming.

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    Publications & Products

    The following publications and products were generated by BJS using data from this collection.

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables Provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.
      PDF (2.7M) | ASCII file (65K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 67K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
      PDF (2.6M) | ASCII file (43K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 65K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–12 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
      PDF (3.7M) | ASCII file (59k) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 50K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
      PDF (4.3M) | ASCII file (67K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 183K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 - Statistical Tables Describes criminal case processing in the federal justice system, including arrest and booking through sentencing and corrections.
      PDF (3.5M) | ASCII file (87K) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 88K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Pretrial Detention and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 1995-2010 Presents findings on general trends in pretrial detention and misconduct in the federal district courts between fiscal years 1995 and 2010.
      PDF (1.6M) | ASCII file (34K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 11K)


    Pretrial Release and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 2008-2010 Presents findings on pretrial release and misconduct among defendants in federal district courts for the combined fiscal years 2008. 2009, and 2010.
      Press Release | PDF (756K) | ASCII file (33K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Spreadsheet 29K)


    Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 Describes the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, U.S. Sentencing Commission, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
      Press Release | PDF (835K) | ASCII file (42K) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 36K)
    Part of the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 - Statistical Tables FEDERAL IMMIGRATION ARRESTS INCREASED ALONG U.S.-MEXICO BORDER BETWEEN 2005 AND 2009
      Press Release
    Part of the Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics Series

    Federal Justice Statistics, 2009 - Statistical Tables Presents data on criminal and civil immigration violations handled by the federal justice system over the last decade.
      Press Release | PDF (1.2M) | ASCII file (23K) | Spreadsheets (Zip format 65K)
    Part of the Federal Justice Statistics Series

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    Related Topics

  • Corrections
  • Federal
  • Corrections | Total correctional population
  • Corrections | State and federal prisoners and prison facilities
  • Corrections | State and federal prisoners and prison facilities | Prison population counts
  • Corrections | State and federal prisoners and prison facilities | Prison inmate characteristics
  • Corrections | State and federal prisoners and prison facilities | State and federal prison facility characteristics
  • Corrections | Special populations | Federal Bureau of Prisons
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