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Title: Institutional Division: 1993 Fiscal Year Statistical Report
Corporate Author: Texas Dept of Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 78
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents statistical information on select categories of convicted adult felons admitted to, confined in, and released from the Texas Department of Corrections between September 1, 1992 and August 31, 1993.
Abstract: Descriptive data are presented for male, female, and total inmates by race, age, Metropolitan Statistical Area of conviction, offense, education, prior prison confinements and probations, good conduct time class, custody level, sentence length, and time served. The Texas prison inmate population totaled 69,054 as of August 31, 1993; 47 percent were black, 28 percent were white, and 24 percent were Hispanic. The average age of inmates was 32.8 years. Inmates convicted of violent offenses accounted for 47 percent of the total inmate population. Property offenders and drug offenders comprised 28 percent and 18 percent of all inmates, respectively. The average educational achievement of inmates was 10th grade. Eight of 10 inmates were in trusty good time earning categories, and 7 of 10 were classified as minimum-custody inmates. The average sentence length was 24.1 years. Changes in the inmate population and in time served between 1992 and 1993 are noted. Tables and charts
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Adult offenders; Inmate statistics; Offender statistics; Offense statistics; State crime statistics; Texas; Violent crime statistics
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