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Title: MICHIGAN - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - STATISTICAL PRESENTATION, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Michigan Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 65
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Lansing, MI 48913
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOR RESEARCHERS AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS, THIS STATISTICAL REPORT PRESENTS DATA ON MICHIGAN'S CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM FOR 1978.
Abstract: TABLE, CHARTS, AND GRAPHS PRESENT DATA ON COURT DISPOSITIONS BY DISTRICT, OFFENSE TYPE, ATTEMPTED OFFENSES BY TYPE, AND OFFENSES OCCURRING OVER A 6-YEAR PERIOD (1973-1978). PRISON COMMITMENTS ARE REPRESENTED FOR MALES BY AGE, RACE, TYPE, AND FOR THE THREE MAJOR CRIME AREAS (AGAINST PERSONS, PROPERTY, AND NARCOTIC VIOLATIONS). TABLES ALSO SHOW THE DISTRIBUTION OF MINIMUM TERMS OF ALL PERSONS COMMITTED TO PRISON IN 1978, INCLUDING A COMPARISON OF THE MINIMUM TERM RECEIVED AND THE MAXIMUM TERM ALLOWED BY LAW. TABLES AND CHARTS PRESENT INFORMATION ON THE STATE'S PRISONS AND PRISONERS, THE POPULATION GROWTH IN EACH PRISON, A BREAKDOWN OF PRISONERS ENROLLED IN ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS, AND CRITICAL INCIDENTS IN EACH PRISON. A MAP SHOWS THE LOCATION OF ALL PRISONS AND CAMPS. STATISTICS ON MICHIGAN STATE INDUSTRIES ON THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ALSO ARE PRESENTED. TABLES SHOW THE ACTIONS OF THE MICHIGAN PAROLE BOARD IN 1978, INCLUDING TYPE OF HEARING HELD, NUMBER OF PAROLES GRANTED BY TYPE, AND THE NUMBER OF PRISONERS DENIED PAROLE. OTHER STATISTICAL INFORMATION FOCUSES ON THE AREAS OF FIELD SUPERVISION, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS, FINANCE, AND PERSONNEL. OVERALL, SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS DURING 1978 INCLUDE THE INCREASES IN WOMEN PRISONERS, THE HARSHER SENTENCES METED OUT TO FEMALES, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW PRISON SITES, AND THE INSTALLATION OF AN INMATE GRIEVANCE ADMINISTRATOR IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Corrections statistics; Michigan
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