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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241413     Find in a Library
  Title: Criminal Justice Uniform Cost Report: Fiscal Years 2010 to 2012
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: Texas Legislative Budget Board
United States of America
  Date Published: 01/2013
  Page Count: 56
  Annotation: This report summarizes uniform cost information for programs, services, and facilities operated or contracted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the former Texas Youth Commission, the former Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, and the current Texas Juvenile Justice Department for fiscal years 2010 to 2012.
  Abstract: The report provides cost-per-day information for various adult and juvenile correctional operations, facilities, and programs. The data are intended for use in funding determinations and as a basis of comparison for the 83rd Texas Legislature (2013). The system-wide average cost-per-day-per-bed for operating State correctional facilities was $51.90 in fiscal year 2011 and $50.04 in fiscal year 2012. State-operated System II, 1,000-bed prototype units were most comparable to privately operated prison facilities. The cost-per-day-per bed for operating these State facilities in fiscal year 2012 was $41.99 compared to $37.97 for private prisons. The average cost-per-day-per-offender for active parole supervision was $3.80 in fiscal year 2011 and $3.63 in fiscal year 2012. The average cost-per-day-per- offender for active parole supervision was $3.80 in fiscal year 2011 and $3.63 in fiscal year 2012. The average cost-per-day-per-offender for basic direct community supervision (adult probation) for felons and misdemeanants was $2.93 in fiscal year 2011 and $2.99 in fiscal year 2012. The average cost-per-day-per-bed for confining juveniles in State residential facilities in fiscal year 2011 was $403.80 and $366.88 in fiscal year 2012. The private contract rate for fiscal year 2011 was $181.22 and $161.42 per day in fiscal year 2012. 25 tables and appended uniform cost project methods, program descriptions, and comparison to other cost-per-day figures (national comparison)
  Main Term(s): Juvenile statistics
  Index Term(s): Criminal justice statistics ; Cost analysis ; Court costs ; Law enforcement costs ; Corrections costs ; Juvenile Corrections/Detention statistics ; Juvenile court statistics ; Juvenile probation statistics
  Sale Source: Texas Legislative Budget Board
P.O. Box 12666
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
United States of America
  Type: Statistics ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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