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January 2012

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The Federal Probation and Pretrial Services System


The 129,780 persons under post-conviction supervision on September 30, 2011, represented an increase of 2 percent over the total from the previous year. The number of persons serving terms of supervised release after their departure from correctional institutions grew 2 percent to 105,037, and amounted to 81 percent of all persons under supervision.

Cases opened in the pretrial services system in 2011, including pretrial diversion cases, rose 2 percent to 113,875.