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An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Drugs & Crime Facts

Date Published
October 2002
This is the printable version of the Drugs & Crime Facts website.

This printable version of the website summarizes data about drug-related crime; drug use by offenders at the time of offense; drug law enforcement; pretrial release of drug defendants; prosecution and sentencing of drug offenders in both Federal and State courts; recidivism of drug law violators; public opinion about drugs; drugs and juveniles; drugs and gangs; and drug use in the general population. This site is available in electronic formats only and is updated when new data become available.

Date Published: October 1, 2002