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NCJ Number: NCJ 193400     Find in a Library
Title: Jails in Indian Country, 2001
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  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: 05/2002
Page Count: 16
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report presents findings from the 2001 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of all 68 confinement facilities, detention centers, jails, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) conducted the survey on June 29th as part of the Annual Survey of Jails. The report presents data for each facility, including rated capacity, number of adults and juveniles held, number of persons under community supervision, peak population during June, number of admissions in the last 30 days, inmate characteristics (such as conviction status, DWI/DUI offense, and seriousness of offense), number of inmate deaths, facility crowding, and renovation and building plans. Release is planned in conjunction with the National Institute of Corrections, Indian Country Jail Administrators Network meeting on May 7, 2002. Report highlights include the following: (1) 68 facilities were operating in Indian country, with the capacity to hold 2,101 persons on June 29, 2001; (2) 16 jails in Indian country funded to undergo expansion, replacement, or renovation; and (3) in a 1-month period, June 2001, facilities in Indian Country admitted 9,697 inmates, a 36 percent increase from June 2000. Tables
Main Term(s): Jail statistics
Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Inmate statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Bureau of Indian Affairs ; American Indians ; Correctional institutions (adult) ; Jails ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Correctional facility renovation
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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