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FY 2017 Capital Punishment

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BJS uses the Capital Punishment collection to compile aggregate and individual-level data describing inmates under sentence of death in each State, the District of Columbia, and the Federal system at the end of each calendar year. The CP allows BJS to track offenders under sentence of death from sentencing through execution or other removal from death row, and to put out reports on the use of the death penalty across jurisdictions over time. The data collection agent will be expected to assist BJS in modernizing the collection, including: (1) improving the timeliness and quality of the data received and reporting of statistics; (2) investigating alternative sources of data; and (3) producing reports and other disseminated products that put the CP estimates in context of the wider criminal justice system.
Date Created: February 1, 2017