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Title: New Jersey Department of Corrections Annual Offender Characteristics Report, December 31, 1992
Corporate Author: New Jersey Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 51
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 presents information on selected inmate characteristics in each correctional complex, major institution, and satellite housing unit for both adults and juveniles in the New Jersey Department of Corrections on December 31, 1992.
Abstract: The characteristics include offense, total sentence length, race, age, county of commitment, and mandatory minimum terms. The data reveal that 46 percent of the inmates were committed for personal crimes, including homicide, sexual assault, aggravated or simple assault, assault, robbery, kidnapping, other sex offenses, and other personal offenses. Thirty-four percent of the inmates were drug offenders. Thirty-eight percent had maximum statutory sentences of 10 years or more. Sixty-three percent were black, 19 percent white, and 17 percent Hispanic. Fifty-six percent were age 30 or under. Figures and tables
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Inmate characteristics; New Jersey
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