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NUMBER OF DEFENDANTS

Data Element: NUMBER OF DEFENDANTS
Definition: The total number of individuals and/or corporations charged in a court case.
Standard of Verification: Accusatory Instrument(s)
Data Type: N
Field Size: 4
Field Format: 4N
Originating Teams: Courts
User Teams: Courts
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: This number may change at different stages of case processing. Multiple defendants are referred to as co-defendants.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 6/01