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National Judicial Reporting Program (NJRP)

Data Collection Status
Biennially since 1986
Latest Data Available
Data Experts
George Ebo Browne, PhD, BJS Statistician
Suzanne Strong, PhD, BJS Statistician
Collection Period



From 1986 to 2006 the National Judicial Reporting Program (NJRP) collected felony sentencing from a nationally representative stratified sample of state courts in 300 counties. The information collected included: age, race and gender of offenders; dates of arrest, conviction and sentencing data; mode of conviction and type of sentence imposed. Data were collected every 2 years during this time period.

Date Created: May 15, 2009