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NCJ Number: 230113 Find in a Library
Title: Prison Inmates at Midyear 2009 - Statistical Tables
Author(s): Heather C. West, Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: June 2010
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic) ; Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data on prisoners under the jurisdiction of Federal or State correctional authorities on June 30, 2009, collected from the National Prisoner Statistics series.
Abstract: This annual report compares changes in the prison population during the first six months of 2009 to changes from yearend 2000 through yearend 2008. It also provides data on the imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than 1 year by jurisdiction; the number of males and females in prison; the number of inmates held in custody in State or Federal prisons and in local jails; custody incarceration rates; and the number of non-U.S. citizens in custody. Highlights include the following: as of June 30, 2009, State and Federal correctional authorities had jurisdiction over 1,617,478 prisoners, an increase of 0.5 percent (7,719 prisoners) since December 31, 2008; about 70 percent (5,297 prisoners) of the prison growth occurred at the Federal level. The remaining increase of 2,422 prisoners occurred at the State level; State and Federal prisons and local jails had custody, or physical guardianship, over 2,297,400 inmates, a decrease of 0.5 percent since yearend 2008. 2 figures and 27 tables (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Corrections annual reports; Corrections research; Corrections statistics; Corrections trends; Federal prisoners; Prisonization
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