2013 Sentencing Practices Now Available

The 2013 Sentencing Practices: Annual Summary Statistics for Felony Offenders is now available. This report provides an overview of felony sentencing practices including demographics, trends, incarceration rates, departures, and more. There were 15,318 felony offenders sentenced in 2013; an increase of 0.7 percent from the number sentenced in 2012. The number of offenders sentenced decreased for Person, Property, and DWI offenses. For more information see the full report.


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