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Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP)

Data Collection Status
Active
Frequency
Ongoing starting 1979
Latest Data Available
2018
Data Experts
Mark A. Motivans, Ph.D., BJS Statistician
Collection Period
1994-2018
Description
The FJSP provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases. BJS acquires information 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 U.S. Marshals Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Marshals Service, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, U.S. Sentencing Commission, and Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Date Created: May 26, 2009