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NCJ Number: 154028 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Illinois Department of Corrections Fiscal Year 1994 Annual Report
Journal: Insight into Corrections  Dated:(January 1995)  Pages:complete issue
Editor(s): B Fairchild
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 81
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report of the Illinois Department of Corrections highlights activities from fiscal year 1994.
Abstract: In 1994, the governor signed a bill authorizing a 500-bed super-maximum-security prison to house the State's most dangerous prisoners and to provide inmates with incentives to get involved in programs that will keep them out of prison. The legislation also increased the number of inmates eligible for boot camps, expanded the number eligible to serve part of their sentence through electronic monitoring, and allowed more inmates to reduce their time served by participating in education, drug treatment, and jobs programs. Inmate health costs were cut when the State contracted with a minority-owned firm to provide health care to inmates at three downstate facilities. Other programs had to be trimmed in order to comply with the one percent budget cut approved by the State General Assembly. The report describes the functions carried out by various Departmental offices and the activities at correctional facilities across the State.
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Corrections annual reports; Illinois
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