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NCJ Number: 76683 Find in a Library
Title: National Jail and Adult Detention Directory, 1981 - Second Edition
Author(s): D Travisono
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 322
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory provides information on 3,071 jails and adult detention centers in the United States and on jail inspection officials and agencies.
Abstract: An introductory section presents historical profiles of a number of jails, a current legal overview, and information on separate standards for jails and long-term institutions. Jail inspection officials and agencies are listed by State; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers are provided. Jails and adult detention centers are listed alphabetically by State and county. The official name of each facility is identified; and addresses and telephone numbers are included. In addition, the names, titles, and telephone numbers of jail administrators are listed, as are the names of chief deputies. Also listed are the types of programs which are in effect either through the facility or through the community. Starting correctional salaries for various positions are indicated, and the total number of staff required to operate the jail -- including clerical and program staff -- is listed. Fiscal information for FY 1979 includes the level of the annual and capital budgets; for FY 1980, the amount of construction money already appropriated is listed. Physical plant information includes the year originally constructed, the year of last renovation, the degree of security, and the inmate capacity rating. Finally, average daily population data for FY 79 include figures for adult and juvenile inmates and the racial composition. Appendixes include 104-item bibliography of books, reports, and studies of American jails; information on a training approach for correctional staff; a census of jails and a survey of jail inmates for 1978; and information on the American Correctional Association.
Index Term(s): Inmate statistics; Jail statistics; Jails; United States of America
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