WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–2012; Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 – Statistical Tables; and Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 – Statistical Tables.
The reports describe the annual activity, workloads, and outcomes associated with the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment, using data from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC), and Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Tables and text describe arrests and investigations by law enforcement agency and growth rates by type of offense and federal judicial district. The reports show trends in drug arrests by the DEA and counts of offenders returning to federal prison within three years of release.
Federal Justice Statistics, 2011–2012 (NCJ 248493)
Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 – Statistical Tables (NCJ 248469)
Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 – Statistical Tables (NCJ 248470)
AUTHOR: Mark Motivans
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.
SOURCE Bureau of Justice Statistics