skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 31591 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SWEDEN - ESCAPEES IN THE EASTERN REGION - CHARACTERISTICS AND DANGEROUSNESS
Author(s): C KROHN; B PETERSON; A ROSELL
Corporate Author: Kriminalvardsstyrelsen Utvecklingsenheten
Sweden
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 78
Sponsoring Agency: Kriminalvardsstyrelsen Utvecklingsenheten
10224 Stockholm 12, Sweden
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: RAPPORT NR 4
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: Swedish
Country: Sweden
Annotation: STATISTICAL STUDY OF ESCAPEE PATTERNS AND COMPARISON OF ESCAPEE CATEGORIES AS TO AGE, MARITAL STATUS, CRIMINAL RECORD, DRUG OR ALCOHOL MISUSE, AND OTHER FACTORS.
Abstract: THE STUDY WAS CARRIED OUT BY STUDENTS OF THE INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF STOCKHOLM IN COOPERATION WITH THE NATIONAL CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION'S DEVELOPMENT UNIT. IT DEALT WITH 162 PRISONERS WHO ESCAPED ON 165 OCCASIONS. NEARLY ALL ESCAPES TOOK PLACE FROM OPEN PRISONS. FIGURES ARE PROVIDED ON THE AGE, CITIZENSHIP, CRIMINAL RECORDS, HISTORY OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL MISUSE AND LENGTH OF SENTENCES OF THE ESCAPEES. ALSO PROVIDED ARE FIGURES ON THE TYPES OF OFFENSES COMMITTED WHILE AT LARGE, WAYS OF SUPPORTING THEMSELVES WHILE AT LARGE, MOTIVATION FOR THE ESCAPES AND PATTERNS OF ESCAPE AND RETURN TO PRISON. --IN SWEDISH, WITH ENGLISH SUMMARY
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Drug use; Escape; Inmate statistics; Minimum security; Statistics; Sweden
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=31591

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.