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NCJ Number: 127509 Find in a Library
Title: Average Time Served in Months Including CDC Time and Pre-Prison Credits Felons First Released to Parole by Offense
Corporate Author: California Dept of Corrections
Offender Information Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of Corrections
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents statistical information regarding time served in the California Department of Corrections (CDC) by 37,224 inmates released to parole for the first time.
Abstract: The total mean time served including pre-prison credits was 23.4 months for males, and 18.8 months for females. The median time served was 17 months. Statistical data are categorized according to violent offenses of homicide, robbery, assault, sex offenses, kidnapping, and property crimes of burglary, theft, drug offenses and other offenses such as driving under the influence, arson, and escape. The results show that violent offenders served the longest time in CDC facilities and also had the most pre-prison credits. A large difference was found between male and female offenders in the violent offense category.
Main Term(s): Time served
Index Term(s): California; Male female offender comparisons; Offender statistics
Note: Report # Time-6
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