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  NCJ Number: NCJ 192929   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Correctional Populations in the United States, 1998 - Statistical Tables
  Document URL: PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 09/2002
  Page Count: 170
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report presents statistical tables containing data on the growing number of persons in the United States who were under some form of correctional supervision.
  Abstract: Begun in 1985 the tables are the latest in a series based on data from annual BJS surveys. They present jurisdiction-level counts of prisoners, probationers, and parolees, by gender, race, Hispanic origin, admission type, release type, and sentence length. Data are also provided on persons under jail jurisdiction for the Nation, as well as the 25 largest jurisdictions. Jail information includes the number of inmates by gender, race, Hispanic origin, juvenile status, and conviction status, and the total jail capacity and percent occupied at midyear. The tables also include data on characteristics of inmates under a sentence of death, reported separately for those who entered prison and those who were removed from under a death sentence during the year. Finally, the tables include detailed data on correctional facilities operated by the U.S. military and characteristics of persons confined in them at yearend.
  Main Term(s): Corrections statistics ; Jail statistics
  Index Term(s): Probation statistics ; Inmate statistics ; Parole statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Recidivism statistics ; State crime statistics ; Juvenile Corrections/Detention statistics ; Military role in corrections
  Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: Electronic Only
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