|(09 Jul 2012)
Federal criminal prosecutions totaled 14,950 for the month of April, according to the most recent data released by the Department of Justice.
This was an increase of just under four percent from the previous month. Among the program categories, the largest number of prosecutions was seen in immigration, accounting for 59 percent of the filings. Drug related crimes accounted for 13 percent of the total, and weapons offenses made up just over four percent.
Besides immigration, drugs and weapons, TRAC offers free reports on program categories such as white collar crime, terrorism and civil rights. In addition, TRAC's reports cover the enforcement activities of selected government agencies such as DHS, FBI, IRS and ATF. For the latest information on prosecutions and convictions through the first seven months of fiscal year 2012, go to:
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