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Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 1998

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NUMBER OF FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
GREW 11 PERCENT IN TWO YEARS


     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The number of federal law
enforcement officers grew by about 8,000 men and women, or
11 percent, from June 1996 through June 1998, the Justice
Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced
today.  Approximately half of this growth was within the
department's Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).

Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP)

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—

Money Laundering Offenders, 1994-2001

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THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2003 Contact: Stu Smith
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OVER 18,000 CHARGED WITH FEDERAL MONEY LAUNDERING FROM 1994 THROUGH 2001

WASHINGTON, D.C.—About 18,500 defendants faced federal money laundering charges in U.S.