Tuesday, January 04, 2005

~ Criminal Statistics ~

~ Criminal Statistics ~ Find the crime where they do the time, and where they don't... Prosecutors' offices, searchable by state and city, returns data on numbers of cases handled and case results.
Felony Sentences in the U.S., 2002. Presented in a spreadsheet format.

Highlights include the following:
Drug offenders were 32% of felons convicted in State courts in 2002.
State courts sentenced 41% of convicted felons to a State prison, 28% to a local jail, and 31% to straight probation with no jail or prison time to serve.
Guilty pleas accounted for 95% of
felony convictions in State courts in 2002.