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NCJ Number: 100085 Find in a Library
Title: Vital Statistics in Corrections, 1984
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 62
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: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This booklet provides a State-by-State compilation of statistical and descriptive data on 1984 adult and juvenile correctional costs, personnel, facilities, and populations.
Abstract: Section 1 delineates annual agency operating budgets and services, the organization of adult and juvenile corrections in State Government, paroling authority characteristics, budgets and expenditures, and personnel gender and ethnicity information. Section 2 provides data on positions, salaries, incentive programs, and fringe benefits. Section 3 covers offender data, including prison population, juvenile and adult offender sex and ethnicity breakdowns, probation and parole populations, and recidivism. Also examined are principal sentencing methods and data on the death sentence (e.g., existence of a death row, method of execution, and prisoners under the death sentence by jurisdiction). The final section provides data on physical plant characteristics, including type of facilities, security levels, prison capacity, conditions of confinement and crowding, and jail-housed prisoners. Also provided is a brief description of the American Correctional Association.
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Employment and expenditure data; Inmate statistics; Juvenile Corrections/Detention statistics; Operating costs; Parole statistics; Recidivism statistics; State-by-state analyses
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