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  NCJ Number: NCJ 233431     Find in a Library
  Title: Jail Inmates at Midyear 2010 - Statistical Tables
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Todd D. Minton
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2011
  Page Count: 16
  Annotation: This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics presents data on the number of jail inmates at midyear 2010.
  Abstract: Highlights from this report include: the confined inmate population in county and city jails declined 2.4 percent between midyear 2009 and midyear 2010; the jail incarceration rate declined in 2010 to 242 jail inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents, the lowest since 2003; as of June 30, 2010, 99 percent of all jail inmates were adults, 87.7 percent were males, 44.3 percent were White, 37.8 percent were Black, and 15.8 percent were Hispanic; about 6 in 10 inmates in jail were unconvicted offenders in jail awaiting court action on a current charge, while 4 in 10 were sentenced/convicted offenders awaiting sentencing; and decreases in jail populations at the largest jail jurisdictions (1,000 or more inmates) were offset by increases in jail populations at jail jurisdictions with populations between 100 and 249 inmates, and those with populations of fewer than 50 inmates. This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) presents data on the numbers of jail inmates at midyear 2010, the numbers of jails, the rated capacity of jails, the percent of capacity occupied, and the capacity added. The report analyzes the patterns of growth and changes to the populations for jails, city or county correctional centers, special jail facilities, halfway houses, work farms, and temporary holding or lockup facilities that are part of a jail’s combined function. Figure and tables
  Main Term(s): Jail statistics
  Index Term(s): Offender statistics ; Arrest statistics ; Crime Statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Statistics ; Criminal justice statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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