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NCJ Number: NCJ 210676     Find in a Library
Title: Probation and Parole in the United States, 2004
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Lauren E Glaze ; Seri Palla
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 11/2005
Page Count: 10
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This bulletin reports the number of persons on probation and parole, by State, at yearend 2004 and compares the totals with yearend 1995 and 2000.
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: the adult probation population grew 0.2 percent in 2004. This was the smallest annual growth rate since the survey began in 1979. Overall, the Nation’s parole grew 20,230 in 2004, or 2.7 percent, more than twice the average annual increase of 1.3 percent since 1995. The number of adult men and women in the United States who were being supervised on probation or parole at the end of 2004 reached a new high of 4,916,480. Tables, figures
Main Term(s): Parole ; Probation
Index Term(s): Probation statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Parole statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Offender supervision
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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