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Title: January 1, 2002 Inmate Statistics
Author(s): Lori A. Lahue; Rhiana Kohl Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Dept of Corrections
Division of Research
United States of America
Project Director: Rhiana Kohl
Date Published: July 2002
Page Count: 56
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Dept of Corrections
Boston, MA 02202
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Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report from the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC) presents inmates statistics as of January 1, 2002.
Abstract: The jurisdiction population profiled in this report includes the Massachusetts DOC criminally sentenced population incarcerated in DOC facilities as well those individuals housed in correctional facilities outside of the DOC. This report present the demographic characteristics of the 9,610 inmates within the DOC jurisdiction, as of January 1, 2002, through a series of figures and tables. After presenting the inmates according to race, ethnicity, age, gender, marital status, culture, religion, education, last known address, primary language, English comprehension, and place of birth, this report focuses on the current offenses of committed individuals, presenting a series of categories of offenses, including offenses against persons and property, sex, drug, and other offenses. Following various tables discussing sex, person, property, drug and other offenses by gender, this report details sentencing according to security levels, highlighting State, Federal, county, reformatory, and State prison types of correctional facilities. The last major section of this report details trends in the DOC custody population from January 1, 1993, to January 1, 2002. After addressing trends according to race, age, offense categories, minimum, maximum, and life sentencing, this report presents an extensive glossary of terms used throughout this document. An appendix details various types of offenses by category.
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics; Massachusetts
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional facility surveys; Correctional reform; Corrections; Corrections policies; Corrections research; Corrections trends
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