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Title: Residents in Wisconsin Adult Correctional Facilities on June 30, 1991
Corporate Author: Wisconsin Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 52
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report tabulates statistics on the Wisconsin adult prisoner population as of June 30, 1991.
Abstract: The findings showed that 82.5 percent of men and 89.2 percent of women inmates were serving new sentences. Offenders reinstitutionalized with or without new sentences following revocation of a probation or mandatory release supervision order included 16.7 percent of the men and 10.2 percent of the women. About half the male inmates and two-fifths of the female inmates were white, while two-fifths of the male inmates and half the female inmates were black. Men were most frequently serving sentences for unarmed burglary, drug violations, armed robbery, and sexual assault; the women's most frequent convictions were for forgery, drug violations, theft, and murder. Nearly 30 percent of the men and over 40 percent of the women were classified as property offenders. The average sentence length for men was 11.1 years and for women, 6.2 years; offenders serving life sentences were excluded from these statistics. The average age for the male inmates was 30.1 years; over 70 percent had no physical, emotional, or developmental disability; and 40 percent had either a high school diploma or GED certificate. The average age for the women was 32.1 years; 64 percent had no physical, emotional, or developmental disability; and 28 percent had either a high school diploma or GED certificate. 13 tables
Main Term(s): Inmate statistics
Index Term(s): Wisconsin
Note: Statistical Bulletin C-57
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