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NCJ Number: 157267 Find in a Library
Title: Hong Kong Correctional Services Annual Review, 1994
Corporate Author: Hong Kong Correctional Services Dept
Hong Kong
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 93
Sponsoring Agency: Hong Kong Correctional Services Dept
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Sale Source: Hong Kong Correctional Services Dept
23rd, 24th and 27th Floors, Wanchai Tower
12 Habour Road
Wan Chai,
Hong Kong
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: Hong Kong
Annotation: This report presents statistics and descriptions of the operations, programs, and inmates of the Hong Kong Correctional Services during 1994.
Abstract: The correctional population continued to increase during the year, largely as a result of new initiatives to address immigration offenses; the average occupancy rate was 119 percent. The country has four prisons of maximum security, four of medium security and four of minimum security. The country also has facilities for female inmates and youthful offenders under age 21. It operates a compulsory drug treatment program under the Drug Addiction Treatment Centres Ordinance. Programs and services include academic education, vocational training, libraries, physical education, recreational activities, and medical and mental health services. Correctional Services also administers aftercare services, and correctional industries provide a wide range of products and services together with inmate employment. Figures, tables, photographs, and appended figures, tables, and list of overseas visitors
Main Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Criminology; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign inmates; Hong Kong
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