Expenditure and Employment Data for the Criminal Justice System [United States]: CJEE Extracts File, 1993 (ICPSR 6795)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics


This file provides data on federal, state, and local governmental expenditures and employment for criminal justice activities in the United States. Information is supplied on police protection, judicial and legal services, and correctional institutions and agencies. Variables describing each of these criminal justice functions include number of and payroll for full-time, part-time, and full-time equivalent employees, current total and general expenditures, capital outlay, and intergovernmental expenditures.

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

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  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.


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U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM [UNITED STATES]: CJEE EXTRACTS FILE, 1993. Conducted by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR06795-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 2007-04-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06795.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06795.v2

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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:   

  • 1993

Universe:    All federal, state, and local governments in the United States.

Data Type(s):    aggregate data, and survey data


Sample:    Larger governments were selected with certainty. Smaller governments were selected using probability sampling based on a ratio of governmental expenditures or indebtedness to the total expenditures and indebtedness of all noncertainty governments in specified groups.

Data Source:

official government reports and records, central data collection agencies, and mail surveys

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.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   2001-01-12

Version History:

  • 2007-04-18. A note has been added to the codebook indicating that the data for expenditure and employment are incorrect for the state of Alabama.

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