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NCJ Number: 250886 Find in a Library
Title: Corrections Statistical Analysis Tool (CSAT) - Probation
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2017
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: HTML|PDF (User Guide)
Type: Instructional Material (Programmed); Report (Technical Assistance); Statistics; Survey
Format: Document; Document (Online); Web Page/Site
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This User’s Guide for the Probation component of the Corrections Statistical Analysis Tool (CSAT), which is accessible on the home page of the U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) (accessible through this NCJRS entry), describes CSAT features that enable users to access data on probationers from the Annual Probation Survey and quickly generate tables of the year-end adult probation population, supervision rates, and probation entries and exits.
Abstract: The CSAT includes national, Federal, and State probation data. The custom tables enable users to obtain counts of the year-end probation population by sex, race or Hispanic origin, felony or misdemeanor offense, most serious offense, and status of probation supervision. A step-by-step procedure with web screen figures on how to access the probation component of the CSAT is provded in this User’s Guide. Separate sections of the guide provide instructions on how to access the various “quick” tables and “custom” tables of the CSAT’s probation component. Information is provided on BJS’ Annual Probation Survey, along with supporting documents related to this survey and the Annual Parole Survey. Instruction is provided on how to cite data from the CSAT when publishing its tables. Contact information for additional questions is also provided. 12 figures
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): BJS Resources; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Computer aided operations; Data analysis; Probation statistics; Surveys; Trend analysis
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