Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-034-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1986

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Prosecution of felony arrests, 1986: Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Portland, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C.  [machine-readable data file] / Boland, Barbara  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9094

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This data collection represents the sixth in a series of statistical reports sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The purpose of the series is to provide statistical information on how prosecutors and the courts dispose of criminal cases involving adults arrested for felony crimes. With this purpose in mind, information was collected on items such as an individual's arrest date, sentencing date, court charge, and case disposition.

SOURCE: arrest information, and cases filed in court

UNIVERSE: All felony arrests disposed in 1986 in Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Portland, St. Louis, and Washington, DC.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 6 data files + machine-readable documentation + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image with SPSS Control Cards

TIME PERIOD: 1986

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1986

Media/File Reports:

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