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INDICTMENT/SUPERIOR COURT INFORMATION (SCI) COUNT

Data Element: INDICTMENT/SUPERIOR COURT INFORMATION (SCI) COUNT
Definition: An identifier corresponding to one occurrence of an offense or any lesser included offense a defendant is charged with in the formal, written accusation submitted to a superior court by a grand jury or as a result of waiving the grand jury process.
Standard of Verification: Indictment
Data Type: N
Field Size: 4
Field Format: 4N
Originating Teams: Courts
User Teams: Courts
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: If, in the course of a case, a charge is reduced, that lesser included offense retains the same count identifier as the original offense.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/94
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 8/99