* The Criminal Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts Program reports data for 68 large counties. Blank values indicate counties for which the CJEEP collects data, but no data was available in this particular category for this county for whatever reason. See other CJEEP data series for related data on these counties. The small number of counties causes the median value to be highly sensitive to changes in the number of counties that reported data in a given year; use caution when interpreting median time trends.
Years Available: 1993–2012
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General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. Only large counties are included in the report and the median is not reflective of the nation as a whole. **Direct current includes salaries, wages, fees, commissions, and the purchase of supplies, materials, and contractual services. Judicial and legal services covers all civil and criminal activities associated with courts, including prosecution and public defense. Includes all Direct Current expenditures on Police Protection, Judicial and Legal, and Corrections. Data are a subset of Total Direct Judicial and Legal expenditures. Data are from the fiscal year, the end date of which differs from county to county. For more information, visit the BJS website.