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NCJ Number: 142153 Find in a Library
Title: Prison Statistics, England and Wales: 1991
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 139
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This is the 15th annual report on prison statistics in England and Wales published by the Great Britain Home Office.
Abstract: The data presented here focuses on the population of, receptions into, and discharges from, Prison Service facilities in 1991. Specific chapters cover remand prisoners, young offenders who were sentenced before the age of 21 and who had not been subsequently reclassified as adults, adult male and female prisoners, noncriminal prisoners, fine defaulters, and life sentence prisoners. A separate chapter deals with segregated inmates, restraints, and special cells. Information previously included in this volume, including offenses against prison discipline, employment of inmates, and reconvictions, are now contained in other publications. This report summarizes legislation related to the consideration of trends in the data contained herein, describes data sources and accuracy, and outlines Home Office recording practices used in preparing this compilation. 116 tables
Main Term(s): Foreign corrections statistics; Inmate statistics
Index Term(s): England; Wales
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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