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NCJ Number: 148783 Find in a Library
Title: Statistics of Mentally Disordered Offenders, England and Wales, 1992
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report presents statistics on mentally ill offenders in England and Wales in 1992 and notes that the population detained in hospital at the end of 1992 was 2,333, which was higher than in any of the previous 10 years.
Abstract: The number of offenders transferred from prison before their sentence increased 49 percent between 1991 and 1992 from 264 to 393, while after sentencing the number increased from 182 to 239. A total of 832 restricted patients were admitted to the hospital in 1992, three times the number admitted in 1982. Ten percent of those admitted were female. Ninety-three percent of restricted patients admitted to hospital had a mental illness; in 1982, 80 percent had a mental illness. Figures, tables, and list of other bulletins from the Home Office
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; England; Mentally ill offenders; Wales
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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