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NCJ Number: 142226 Find in a Library
Corporate Author: Florida Dept of Corrections
Office of the Inspector General
Bureau of Jail Assistance
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Dept of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL 32399
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents county jail statistics for Florida for the 3-year period from January 1990 through December 1992.
Abstract: The data cover the 67 county jail systems operating 108 facilities throughout the period and reveal that inmate populations in county jails have continued to increase into 1992. The average daily population increased from 33,628 in 1990 to 35,330 at the end of 1992. The authorized rated capacity increased by 5,703 beds or 17.1 percent during the same period, from 33,413 beds to 39,116 beds. Eighteen jails (26.9 percent) are cited in Federal lawsuits; 13 jails (19.4 percent) are named in State action that have not been dismissed as of December 1992. Figures, tables, and map
Main Term(s): Jail statistics
Index Term(s): Corrections; Florida
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