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Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System: CJEE individual Units File and Estimates File, 1988 (ICPSR 9446) RSS

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Summary:

This survey provides criminal justice expenditure and employment (CJEE) data for all states, counties, and certain municipal governments. 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.

Dataset(s)

DS1:  Individual Units File - Download All Files (8.9 MB)
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DS2:  Estimates File - Download All Files (0.8 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: CJEE INDIVIDUAL UNITS FILE AND ESTIMATES FILE, 1988. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09446.v1

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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:  

  • 1987-07-01--1988-06-30

Date of Collection:  

  • 1988-01--1988-07

Universe:   All state, county, municipality, and township governments in the United States.

Data Types:   aggregate data, and survey data

Data Collection Notes:

This collection was originally titled EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: INDIVIDUAL UNITS FILE AND ESTIMATES FILE, 1988.

Methodology

Sample:   Probability sampling in which the relative size of a government's criminal justice expenditure as reported in the 1982 Census of Governments determines its probability of selection. Each sample case was assigned a weight based on its probability of selection. Included were 173 state, county, municipality, and township governments serving populations of 10,000 or more, and 8,100 general purpose state and local governments with populations under 10,000.

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms, and official state and local records

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:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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Version History:

  • 1996-12-19 SAS and SPSS data definition statements have been generated for this collection.

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