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NCJ Number: 152623 Find in a Library
Title: California Juvenile Hall Population Summary Report No. 25, Calendar Year 1992
Corporate Author: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Program Research and Review Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 49
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents 1992 information on the average number of youths in California juvenile halls, the number of available juvenile hall beds, the number of admissions to halls, a profile of reasons for confinement, information on status offender detentions, and the number of days on which the population of individual halls exceeded maximum rate capacity limits.
Abstract: There were 124,297 youths admitted to the 49 county juvenile halls in California during the year 1992. During the year, the 49 juvenile halls provided an average of 5,770 beds, representing an increase of 127 beds from 1991. The statewide average daily juvenile hall population was 5,565, an increase of 71 over the 1991 average daily population of 5,494. The bed occupancy rate averaged 96.4 percent during 1992, one percentage point lower than the 97.4 percent occupancy rate for 1991. The incarceration rate was 23 youths in the juvenile hall for every 10,000 youths in the State population. On any given day, 55.1 percent of the youths in halls were in a predisposition status, that is, awaiting some kind of hearing. There were 4,126 incidents of overcrowding during 1992, a slight increase over 1991. Thirty- seven halls experienced one or more days of overcrowding. Ten halls were overcrowded more than 50 percent of the time. The overall rate of overcrowding was 24.1 percent. 11 tables and appended supplementary data
Main Term(s): Juvenile inmate statistics
Index Term(s): California; Corrections statistics
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