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Federal Justice Statistics, 2005

Produced by the Bureau of Justice Statistics Noun 1. Bureau of Justice Statistics - the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers
BJS
, Federal Justice Statistics, 2005 contains information on suspects and defendants processed in the federal criminal justice system. The report provides data on the number of persons arrested, investigated, convicted, and sentenced for a violation of federal law, along with the number of offenders under federal correctional supervision at the pretrial pre·tri·al  
n.
A proceeding held before an official trial, especially to clarify points of law and facts.

adj.
1. Of or relating to a pretrial.

2.
 and postconviction stages. In addition, the bulletin describes case outcomes, including percent prosecuted, convicted, and sentenced by type of sanction.

Federal law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies contributed the data as a part of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Federal Justice Statistics Program. Specifically, material witness, immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. , and weapons were the fastest growing arrest offenses during the period between 1995 and 2005. Also, in 2005, immigration (27 percent) was the most prevalent arrest offense followed by drug (24 percent) and supervision violations (17 percent). Additional information about the report (NCJ NCJ National Criminal Justice
NCJ National Contest Journal
NCJ New Columbia Joist Co.
 220383) is available at the National Criminal Justice Reference Service's Web site, http://www.ncjrs.gov.

Policing Terrorism: An Executive's Guide

Designed by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services This article is about Community Oriented Policing Services. For other uses of COPS or cops, see Cops.

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is an agency within the United States Department of Justice.
, this manual can help police leaders, sheriffs, and other senior executives meet the challenges involved in countering the threat of terrorism. Offering 50 briefs that focus on terrorism prevention and preparedness, Policing Terrorism: An Executive's Guide provides information on the essential components of a counterterrorism coun·ter·ter·ror  
adj.
Intended to prevent or counteract terrorism: counterterror measures; counterterror weapons.

n.
Action or strategy intended to counteract or suppress terrorism.
 plan, such as developing intelligence on terrorist threats, identifying and protecting major targets, and expanding disaster-response capabilities. The document can prove particularly relevant for law enforcement agencies A law enforcement agency (LEA) is a term used to describe any agency which enforces the law. This may be a local or state police, federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  that may have limited resources to devote to terrorism prevention and response. Readers can access the National Criminal Justice Reference Service's Web site, http://www.ncjrs.gov, for additional information concerning the guide (NCJ 224516).
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Date:Jul 1, 2009
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