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National Pretrial Reporting Program, 1992-1993

Metadata Updated: November 28, 2023

This data collection effort was undertaken to determine whether accurate and comprehensive pretrial data can be collected at the local level and subsequently aggregated at the state and federal levels. The data contained in this collection provide a picture of felony defendants' movements through the criminal courts. The 1992-1993 National Pretrial Reporting Program database includes cases filed in May 1992 that were tracked through April 1993. Offenses were recoded into 15 broad categories that conformed to the Bureau of Justice Statistics' crime definitions. Other variables include sex, race, age, prior criminal record, relationship to the criminal justice system at the time of the offense, pretrial release, detention decisions, court appearances, pretrial rearrest, adjudication, and sentencing. The unit of analysis is the defendant.

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Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date November 28, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOJ JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 18, 2021
Metadata Updated Date November 28, 2023
Publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics
Identifier 2652
Data First Published 1995-06-06T00:00:00
Language eng
Data Last Modified 2011-04-20T14:31:52
Rights These data are restricted due to the increased risk of violation of confidentiality of respondent and subject data.
Public Access Level restricted public
Bureau Code 011:21
Metadata Context
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Catalog Describedby
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Harvest Source Id 3290e90a-116f-42fc-86ac-e65521ef3b68
Harvest Source Title DOJ JSON
Program Code 011:061
Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash a205796b725482d38abd7d51b6a37d8f9211b01323c9cd604a69b7575c848131
Source Schema Version 1.1

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