As of November 2016, the record contains 1,927 discharges:
- Sex:90% men; 10% women.
- Career:47% black; 39% white; 12% Hispanic; 2% Indian, Asian or other.
- Prosecutions and guilty pleas:76% convicted by grand jury; 7% convicted by judges; 17% pleaded guilty.
- Crime:42% wrongfully convicted of manslaughter; 26% sexual assault (of which 11% convicted of child sexual abuse); 14% of other violent crimes; 18% of non-violent crimes.
- ADN:23% were at least partially exonerated by DNA evidence; 77% no DNA detection.
- Service period:In total, these freedmen spent nearly 16,936 years in prison, averaging 9 years each. Almost all (80%) had been in prison for over a year; 37% for 10 years or more; 57% for at least 5 years.
- Decisive Factorsthat led to their wrongful convictions (many cases have multiple factors):
- Perjury or false accusation: 56%
- Official misconduct: 51%
- Identification of false witnesses: 30%
- False or misleading forensic evidence: 24%
- False confessions: 12%
Among the exonerations in specific categories of crimes:
- The fee ofPerjury or false accusationsit is higher in cases of child sexual abuse (84%) and in cases of homicide (68%).
- The fee ofofficial misconductit is higher for homicides (68%).
- The fee ofidentification errorsit is higher for sexual assault (69%).
- The fee ofFalse or misleading forensic evidenceit is highest in homicide (23%) and non-violent crime (eg, possession of drugs) (31%).
- The fee offalse confessionsit is higher for homicides (21%).