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Publication Felony Sentences in State Courts, 1994

Patrick A. Langan, Ph.D., Jodi M. Brown, Bureau of Justice Statistics

January 12, 1997    NCJ 163391

Presents data from a nationally representative survey of 300 counties on national conviction and sentencing statistics, reporting that in 1994 about 872,000 men and women were convicted of a felony in State courts, down from about 890,000 in 1992. Sentences for the 872,000 were: 45% prison, 26% jail, 29% probation. This BJS Bulletin reports on 11 offense categories in 17 tables and includes demographic information (sex, race, age) on adults convicted of a felony in 1994.

Part of the Felony Sentences in State Courts Series

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