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NCJ Number: 208597 Find in a Library
Title: Jails in Indian Country, 2003
Series: BJS Bulletins
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: April 2005
Page Count: 12
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Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Indian affairs; Indian justice; Inmate statistics
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