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NCJ Number: 151485 Find in a Library
Title: Offenders on Parole in New Jersey on December 31, 1993 by Selected Characteristics
Corporate Author: New Jersey Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Based on information in the New Jersey Department of Corrections computer files as of December 31, 1993, this report provides information on the offenses, race, age, and county of commitment of parolees in New Jersey.
Abstract: The total parole population was 32,400. Of these, 10,154 offenders had been convicted for violent crimes, 6,499 for property crimes, 14,124 for drug law offenses, and the rest for other offenses. Forty-two percent of the violent offenders were on parole for robbery, 26 percent for assault, 13 percent for sex offenses, 11 percent for homicide, and 9 percent for other personal offenses. More than 90 percent of the drug convictions were for drug distribution, manufacture, and sale. Sixty percent of the total parole population was black. The median age of parolees was 32. Only 4 percent were under age 21. Tables, figures, and map
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): New Jersey; Parolees
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