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NCJ Number: 148945 Find in a Library
Title: Texas Justice Statistics Compendium
Editor(s): R V Del Carmen; J W Marquart; B Wilson
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 252
Sponsoring Agency: Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77340
Sale Source: Sam Houston State University
Criminal Justice Ctr
Huntsville, TX 77340
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This statistical compendium presents data on the crime problem in Texas, particularly with respect to drugs, juveniles, law enforcement, courts, jails and prisons, probation, parole, and alternative sanctions.
Abstract: Although most of the data focus on Texas, national data are also provided for comparison. Data are presented as exhibits, according to topic, without comment or editorializing. Exhibits contain detailed data on violent crimes, property crimes, index crimes, home security devices, sentenced prisoners, homicide, robbery, and assault. Statistics are also provided on drugs seized, drug offenders, juvenile crimes, arrests, court structure and activity, judge salaries, incarceration, inmates, recidivism, probation, parole, prison overcrowding, and alternative sanctions. 202 exhibits
Main Term(s): State crime statistics
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Arrest statistics; Corrections statistics; Court statistics; Drug offenders; Inmate statistics; National crime statistics; Offense statistics; Parole statistics; Police statistics; Probation statistics; Property crime statistics; Recidivism; State courts; Texas; Violent crime statistics
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