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NCJ Number: 120773 Find in a Library
Title: Characteristics of California Felon Parolees By Region, December 31, 1988
Corporate Author: California Dept of Corrections
Offender Information Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of Corrections
Sacramento, CA 95814
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document provides statistical information about felon parolees by region in the State of California.
Abstract: The three categories used are: most serious offense by region, racial/ethnic group by region, and age groups by region. Each of these is further broken down by males and females. The data shows an increase in the number of felons on parole of 20.3 percent from December 31, 1987 to December 31, 1988. Property offenses accounted for 38.9 percent of the felon parole population, 31 percent accounted for violent offenses, and drug offenses accounted for 25.3 percent. Other offenses accounted for 4.8 percent of the felon parole population. In region one, whites comprised the largest racial/ethnic group, and in regions two and three, blacks represented the largest racial/ethnic group. In region four, Mexican/Americans represented the largest racial/ethnic group. Over half of the felon parolees were 24-34 years of age. 10 tables.
Main Term(s): Parole statistics
Index Term(s): California; Felony probation
Note: Report # PCHAR-1
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