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NCJ Number: NCJ 172211     Find in a Library
Title: State Prison Expenditures, 1996
Author(s): James J. Stephan
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 08/1999
Page Count: 21
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents comparative data on the cost of operating the Nation's State prisons.
Abstract: The study is based on institutional corrections elements of the Fiscal 1996 Survey of Government Finances which State budget officers reported to the U.S. Bureau of the Census. State-level spending is presented on prison employee salaries and wages; employer contributions to employee benefits; supplies, contractual services, and major repairs, and land purchases. Additional data reveal amounts spent on food, inmate programs, inmate medical care, transportation and travel, and utilities. Extensive tables and figures
Main Term(s): Corrections costs
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult) ; State correctional facilities ; State-by-state analyses
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