|(16 Sep 2008)
The latest available data from the Justice Department show that for the first nine months of FY 2008, the federal government reported 111,874 prosecutions, a marked increase over the previous year.
If activity continues at the same pace for the remaining months of the year, the total will be 149,165, up nearly 27% from FY 2007 when the number of prosecutions totaled 117,651. For details, see the TRAC Report at:
TRAC continues to provide free reports on the latest enforcement trends. Go to http://trac.syr.edu/tracreports/bulletins/ for timely information on prosecutions and convictions that occurred in June for many categories of enforcement such as immigration, terrorism, white collar crime, official corruption, drugs, etc. Free reports are also available for major agencies such as the DEA, FBI, IRS and DHS.
The June 2008 criminal data are also available to TRACFED subscribers via the Express, Going Deeper and Analyzer tools. Go to http://tracfed.syr.edu for more information. Customized reports for a specific agency, district, program, lead charge or judge are available via the TRAC Data Interpreter, either as part of a TRACFED subscription or on a per-report basis. Go to http://trac.syr.edu/interpreter to start.
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