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

Federal Judicial District = U.S.

median time for prosecution (days) 272
rank: median time for prosecution -
average time for prosecution (days) 451
rank: average time for prosecution -
Number of Prosecutions Completed 12,406
median time before declined (days) 402
rank: median time before declined -
average time before declined (days) 554
rank: average time before declined -
# of referrals with prosecution declined 3,112
Median = half of referrals took longer, half took shorter.

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