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NCJ Number: 136148 Find in a Library
Title: Directory: Juvenile and Adult Correctional Departments, Institutions, Agencies and Paroling Authorities, 1992
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 691
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Publication Number: ISBN 0-929310-70-5
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory provides summary statistics on the adult and juvenile correctional systems in the United States and Canada as well as detailed information about individual correctional departments, institutions, and personnel.
Abstract: The listings of adult and juvenile corrections includes an overview of the organization of services; the telephone and fax numbers of central office administrative staff; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of institutions, community-based programs, parole boards, probation and parole services, and court services. The entry for each institution includes the year opened, capacity, average daily population, security level, offender type, offender age limits, American Correctional Association accreditation, cost per inmate per day and year, and number of employees. The directory also presents statistical tables containing State and national data on correctional budgets, offender populations, and correctional budgets. Information is also included on departments and institutions under court order and on the use of sentences of capital punishment. Detailed information is also provided about the American Correctional Association, its meetings, code of ethics, members, and publications. Name indexes, telephone directory, mailing lists, and related information (Publisher summary modified)
Main Term(s): Correctional facilities; Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Corrections agencies; Corrections employment/expenditure data; Probation or parole agencies
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