National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System: CJEE Annual Files, 1971-1979 (ICPSR 7618) RSS

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Summary:

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

Series: Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

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DS1:  Annual File, 1971 - Download All Files (4 MB)
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DS2:  Annual File, 1972 - Download All Files (4.1 MB)
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DS3:  Annual File, 1973 - Download All Files (4.4 MB)
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DS4:  Annual File, 1974 - Download All Files (4.8 MB)
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DS5:  Annual File, 1975 - Download All Files (4.4 MB)
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DS6:  Annual File, 1976 - Download All Files (10.4 MB)
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DS7:  Annual File, 1977 - Download All Files (11.8 MB)
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DS8:  Annual File, 1978 - Download All Files (12.1 MB)
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DS9:  Annual File, 1979 - Download All Files (29.9 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System: CJEE Annual Files, 1971-1979 . ICPSR07618-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-03-26. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07618.v2

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   correctional system, criminal justice system, employment, federal government, full time employment, government expenditures, law enforcement, local government, part time employment, state government, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1971--1979

Universe:   All states, counties, and municipalities in the United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

This collection was originally titled EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: ANNUAL FILES, 1971-1979.

This study was conducted by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

Methodology

Sample:   Data are included for all states, counties, and municipalities with populations over 10,000 in the United States. Cities and municipalities under 10,000 in population were sampled in accordance with the relative size of their annual expenditures.

Data Source:

personal interviews and mailback questionnaires

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.

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Version History:

  • 2001-03-26 The codebooks are available as PDF files.
  • 1997-03-07 SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been added to this collection.

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