Length of Time (Days) to Complete Prosecution or Decline ATF Referral 1998

Federal Judicial District = U.S.

median time for prosecution (days) 310
rank: median time for prosecution -
average time for prosecution (days) 472
rank: average time for prosecution -
Number of Prosecutions Completed 3,544
median time before declined (days) 278
rank: median time before declined -
average time before declined (days) 464
rank: average time before declined -
# of referrals with prosecution declined 1,815
Median = half of referrals took longer, half took shorter.

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