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Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993-2013

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THE NUMBER OF FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES IN SHERIFFS' OFFICES INCREASED NEARLY 60 PERCENT FROM 1993 TO 2013

WASHINGTON – Between 1993 and 2013, the number of full-time employees in U.S. sheriffs' offices increased 57 percent...

Local Police Departments, 2013: Personnel, Policies, and Practices

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PERCENTAGE OF LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS WHO WERE RACIAL OR ETHNIC MINORITIES NEARLY DOUBLED BETWEEN 1987 AND 2013

WASHINGTON – In 2013, the percentage of police officers who were members of racial or ethnic minority groups (black or African...

Pretrial Release and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 2008-2010

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FROM 2008 TO 2010 FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS RELEASED MORE THAN A THIRD OF DEFENDANTS PRETRIAL

WASHINGTON – From 2008 to 2010, federal district courts released more than a third (36 percent) of defendants prior to case disposition, according to a...

Jails in Indian Country, 2010

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INDIAN COUNTRY JAIL POPULATION DECLINED 2.6 PERCENT BETWEEN 2009 AND 2010

Nearly 80,000 American Indians/Alaska Natives were under correctional supervision in the U.S.

WASHINGTON­ – At midyear 2010 a total of 2,119 inmates were held in Indian country jails...