|(20 Jan 2011)
Federal criminal prosecutions totaled 13,916 for the month of September according to the most recent data released by the Department of Justice.
This figure is up 6 percent from the previous month, and is down less than one percent from a year ago.
TRAC offers free reports on program categories such as immigration, drugs and white collar crime as well as reports on the enforcement activities of selected government agencies such as the DHS, FBI, DEA and IRS. For the latest information on prosecutions and convictions throughout all of fiscal year 2010, go to:
This release includes a substantial expansion in the number of lead charges on which individual reports and analyses have been developed. TRAC's U.S. Code section, for example, has expanded to 453 lead charges that resulted in prosecutions or convictions in fiscal year 2010:
Even more detailed criminal enforcement information for the period from FY 1986 through September 2010 is available to TRACFED subscribers via the Express and Going Deeper 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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