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NCJ Number: 157144 Find in a Library
Title: Statistics of Offences Against Prison Discipline and Punishments, England and Wales, 1994
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
Publication Number: ISBN 0-10-129342-9
Sale Source: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
PO Box 29
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report presents statistics on inmate disciplinary infractions and the punishments received in England and Wales during 1994.
Abstract: Some 109,400 offenses against prison discipline were punished in 1994, a 9 percent increase over 1993. These amounted to 225 offenses per 100 of the average inmate population in 1994, a rate similar to the 226 recorded in 1993. The most common offenses were disobedience/disrespect and unauthorized transactions such as drug possession. Together these accounted for 64 percent of all offenses in 1994. Violent offenses accounted for about 12 percent of the offenses, the same as in 1992 and 1993. Inmates charged or convicted or burglary or robbery committed a disproportionate number of disciplinary infractions. The most common punishments were additional days of confinement and stoppage or reduction of earning. About 15 percent of all punishments were suspended subject to avoiding a further offense during a given period. Figures, tables, and notes
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; England; Inmate discipline; Wales
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