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NCJ Number: 43528 Find in a Library
Title: CHILDREN IN CUSTODY - ADVANCE REPORT ON THE JUVENILE DETENTION AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY CENSUS OF 1975
Author(s): M S RUSSELL
Corporate Author: US Dept of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Commerce
Washington, DC 20233
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT PRESENTS PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FROM THE 1975 CENSUS OF JUVENILE DETENTION AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND PROVIDES COMPARISONS OF 1974 AND 1975 DATA.
Abstract: THIS IS THE FOURTH IN A SERIES OF SURVEYS OF FACILITIES OPERATED BY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE SECOND CANVASS OF PRIVATELY OPERATED ONES. SIX TYPES OF FACILITIES WERE SURVEYED: DETENTION CENTERS; SHELTERS; RECEPTION OR DIAGNOSTIC CENTERS; TRAINING SCHOOLS; RANCHES, FORESTRY CAMPS, AND FARMS; AND HALFWAY HOUSES AND GROUP HOMES. THE REPORT PROVIDES COMPARISONS WITH 1974 AND 1975 DATA ON THE NUMBER OF FACILITIES AND JUVENILES HELD, THE DETENTION STATUS OF JUVENILES, STAFFING, AND EXPENDITURES, FOR BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FACILITIES IN EACH STATE. SOME COMPARISONS WITH 1971 AND 1973 DATA ARE MADE ALSO. THE FINAL REPORT WILL PROVIDE GREATER DETAIL AND ADDITIONAL DATA VARIABLES SUCH AS LENGTH OF STAY, AGE RANGES OF PERSONS HELD, AND ADMISSIONS AND DEPARTURES DURING THE YEAR. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Juvenile correctional facilities; Juvenile detention; Statistics
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