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  NCJ Number: NCJ 208597     Find in a Library
  Title: Jails in Indian Country, 2003
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  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: 04/2005
  Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report presents findings from the 2003 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of all 70 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 30, 2003, as part of the Annual Survey of Jails. The report presents data for each facility. Included are the numbers of the following populations: adults and juveniles held, persons under community supervision, persons confined on the last week day of each month since July 2002, average daily population, peak population and admissions for June, and inmates who died. Numerical tables summarized rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing. Inmate characteristics such as convictions status, DWI/DUI offense, and seriousness of offense are also presented. Highlights include the following: (1) 70 facilities were operating in Indian country, with the capacity to hold 2,226 persons on June 30, 2003; (2) 635 persons were incarcerated on June 30, 2003, for a violent offense; (3) on June 30, 2003, Indian country facilities held 1,546 adults and 278 juveniles. Tables, figures, appendix
  Main Term(s): Corrections statistics ; Jail statistics
  Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Inmate statistics ; Indian affairs ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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