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NCJ Number: NCJ 205336     Find in a Library
Title: Probation and Parole in the United States, 2003
Series: BJS Bulletins
Author(s): Lauren E. Glaze ; Seri Palla
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 07/2004
Page Count: 8
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin reports on the number of persons on probation and parole, by State, at yearend 2003 and compares the totals with yearend 1995 and 2002.
Abstract: It lists the States with the largest and smallest parole and probation populations and the largest and smallest rates of community supervision, and identifies the States with the largest increases. The bulletin also describes the race and gender of these populations and reports the percentages of parolees and probationers completing community supervision successfully, or failing because of a rule violation or a new offense. Highlights include the following: (1) the adult probation population grew 1.2 percent in 2003, an increase of 49,920 probationers, less than half the average annual growth of 2.9 percent since 1995; (2) overall, the Nation's parole population grew by 23,654 in 2003, or 3.1 percent, almost double the average annual growth of 1.7 percent since 1995; and (3) 49 percent of all probationers had been convicted of a felony, 49 percent of a misdemeanor, and 2 percent of other infractions. Tables
Main Term(s): Probation statistics ; Parole statistics
Index Term(s): Probationers ; Corrections statistics ; Parolees ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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