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Title: Correctional Populations in the United States, 1987
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 187
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A growing proportion of all persons in the United States are under some form of correctional supervision whether it be probation, jail, prison, or parole.
Abstract: In this compilation of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, statistics describe persons under some form of correctional supervision. The report provides a convenient source for data about persons present in all sectors of correctional population. The Bureau of Justice Statistics is designed to make readily apparent the links between different correctional institutions or methods in each State, suggest the similarities and differences between States and regions as our system of criminal justice responds to both common and disparate needs, and permit comparisons with previous years' statistics. This feature includes a section devoted to youth in long-term, State-operated juvenile facilities.
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Statistical analysis
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