Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-046-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1971

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Expenditure and employment data for the criminal justice system: longitudinal file 1971-1979.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7636

Date Accessioned: 8/11/1994

Number of Files Received: 13

Comments: Data are in ASCII format and stored on a CD-ROM (DP7021).

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable and a users' booklet.

Abstract: This survey provides information on criminal justice employment and expenditures for all states and counties, certain municipal governments, and Puerto Rico. Specific variables include full- and part-time employees and payroll, expenditures for current operations, capital outlay, equipment, construction, land, and contributions to employee benefits, and intergovernmental expenditures paid to state and local governments. Sectors represented in this survey include police protection, judicial, legal services and prosecution, public defense, corrections, and other criminal justice services.

SOURCE: official state and local records, self-enumerated forms, BUDGET OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, FISCAL YEAR 1987, APPENDIX, and BUDGET OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, FISCAL YEAR 1990.

UNIVERSE: All state and county governments, all municipal and township governments, and special campus police of public universities and colleges in the United States.

SAMPLE: All 50 state governments, a sample of local governments within each state, and special campus police of public universities and colleges. The sample includes all county governments, all municipalities with populations of 10,000 or more, a probability sample of cities and townships with populations of less than 10,000 selected according to the relative size of annual expenditures. Each case was assigned a weight based on its probability of selection.

NOTE: Data for 1985 and 1988 of this collection were also released as EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: INDIVIDUAL UNITS FILE AND ESTIMATES FILE, 1985 (ICPSR 8650) and EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: INDIVIDUAL UNITS AND ESTIMATES FILE, 1988 (ICPSR 9446).

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS Control Cards + SPSS Control Cards + data collection instruments.

DATA TYPE: census enumeration data, and survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL with SAS and SPSS Control Cards

TIME PERIOD: 1971-1979, 1985, and 1988

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1971-1979, 1985-1986, and 1988-1989

FUNDING AGENCY: United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

SUBJECT TERMS: correctional facilities. county governments. crime. criminal justice system. employment. governmental expenditures. legal services. police protection. public expenditures. state governments. United States.

EXTENT OF PROCESSING BY ICPSR: NONNUM/ FREQ.ICPSR

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service. Statistics Division. ''Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System, 1970-1971, 1971-1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979.'' Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service. Statistics Division. JUSTICE EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED STATES, 1985, 1988. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct