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NCJ Number: 65133 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE AND ADULT CORRECTIONAL DEPARTMENTS, INSTITUTIONS, AGENCIES AND PAROLING AUTHORITIES UNITED STATES AND CANADA, 1980 EDITION
Author(s): D N TRAVISONO
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 370
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DIRECTORY CONTAINS LISTINGS OF ALL CORRECTIONAL DEPARTMENTS IN THE U.S. AND CANADA WHICH ARE OPERATED BY STATE, PROVINCIAL, AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS.
Abstract: INTENDED AS A READY DESK REFERENCE, THE DIRECTORY LISTS APPROXIMATELY 1,600 INSTITUTIONS AND OVER 3,500 INDIVIDUALS. INFORMATIONAL SUMMARIES PROVIDE PERSONNEL STATISTICS, FISCAL INFORMATION, STATISTICS ON INMATE AND CLIENT POPULATIONS, CHARACTERISTICS OF ADULT PAROLING AUTHORITIES FOR 1979, TYPES AND NUMBERS OF FACILITIES LISTED IN THE DIRECTORY, AND A DEATH SENTENCE SURVEY. THE SUMMARIES ALSO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PRISONERS UNDER DEATH SENTENCE BY JURISDICTION AS OF JULY 1, 1979, AND A GRAPH OF ADULT PRISONERS IN STATE AND FEDERAL INSTITUTIONS FOR 1925-79. THE DIRECTORY INCLUDES A DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM FOR EACH STATE. WHILE LOCAL SERVICES ARE NOT DETAILED, THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH SERVICES IS INDICATED IN THE NARRATIVE PORTION. WITHIN THE SECTION FOR EACH STATE, THE ORGANIZATION OF SPECIFIC SERVICES IS EXPLAINED FOR FOUR MAIN CATEGORIES OF ADULT AND JUVENILE SERVICES, (INSTITUTIONS, PAROLE BOARDS, PAROLE SERVICES, AND PROBATION SERVICES). THIS ADDITIONAL DESCRIPTION SHOULD ASSIST THE USER IN UNDERSTANDING THE TOTAL ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES IN ANY GIVEN STATE. THE DIRECTORY ALSO PROVIDES DATA ON MILITARY CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, THE CORRECTIONAL SERVICE OF CANADA (THE NATIONAL PAROLE BOARD, THE NATIONAL PAROLE SERVICE, AND PROVINCIAL INSTITUTIONS), INFORMATION ABOUT THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION (ACA), SUPPORTING AND PATRON MEMBERS OF ACA, AN INDEX TO ADVERTISERS, AND A PERSONAL LOCATOR. PHOTOGRAPHS, TABLES, AND FIGURES ARE INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--PRG)
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional institutions (juvenile); Correctional organization; Corrections statistics; Federal correctional facilities; Parole board; Reference materials; State correctional facilities; United States of America
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