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Federal Prison Inmates, by Most Serious Offense, 2003

OffenseNumber of
inmates
Total158,426
Violent offenses16,688
Homicide12,632
Robbery10,398
Other violent3,658
Property offenses11,283
Burglary567
Fraud8,241
Other property2,475
Drug offenses86,972
Public-order offenses42,325
Immigration16,903
Weapons16,377
Other public-order9,045
Other/unknown21,158
1. Includes murder, nonnegligent manslaughter, and negligent manslaughter.
2. Includes offenses not classifiable.
Source: Prisoners in 2004, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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