Prince George’s County, MD Releases Latest Report for Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice

The latest report from DCJ’s Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, Tracking Enforcement Rates in Prince George’s County, MD 2006-2018, presents trends in enforcement actions in Prince George’s County, Maryland, from 2006 through 2018. Three specific categories of enforcement are examined here, including felony arrests, misdemeanor arrests, and criminal citations, but with an emphasis on misdemeanor arrests. This report describes trends in overall enforcement rates, by the types of offenses subject to enforcement, as well as by the age, gender, and race and ethnicity of individuals who were arrested or cited.

This report is the sixth report to come out of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice.