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Title: TENNESSEE - CORRECTIONS IN THE SOUTHEAST - A SOURCEBOOK OF STATE SYSTEM DATA
Corporate Author: National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture
United States of America
Project Director: D R DEVOS
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 121
Sponsoring Agency: National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture
Champaign, IL 61820
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: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TENNESSEE CORRECTIONS DATA ARE PROVIDED FOR A VARIETY OF AREAS, WITH PRISON POPULATION DATA EXTENDING FROM 1951 TO 1977 AND MOST OTHER DATA COVERING THE 1970'S THROUGH 1976.
Abstract: A PROFILE IS PRESENTED OF TENNESSEE CORRECTIONS, INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF ITS ORGANIZATION AND RECENT HISTORY. SPECIFIC DATA WERE REQUESTED OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. DATA WERE RECEIVED ON TENNESSEE'S GENERAL POPULATION FROM 1950 AND PROJECTED THROUGH 2000. THIS INCLUDES THE PERCENTAGE OF THOSE AGED 18 TO 34 YEARS AND THE BLACK POPULATION IN THIS AGE CATEGORY. THE HISTORICAL AVERAGE DAILY BLACK AND NONBLACK INMATE POPULATIONS ANNUALLY ARE PRESENTED FROM 1970 AND PROJECTED THROUGH 2000. THE AVERAGE DAILY INMATE POPULATION FOR THE SIX MAJOR ADULT INSTITUTIONS AND WORK RELEASE, WHEN APPROPRIATE, ARE PRESENTED YEARLY FROM FISCAL YEAR 1951 TO FISCAL YEAR 1977. DATA ARE ALSO PROVIDED ON COMMITMENTS, RELEASES, AGE OF COMMITMENTS, SEX OF AVERAGE DAILY POPULATION, COUNTY OF COMMITMENT, COMMITTING OFFENSE, AVERAGE LENGTH OF SENTENCE, FACILITIES, TOTAL OPERATING BUDGETS, EXPENDITURES, STAFF, PROBATION, AND PAROLE. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Inmate statistics; Parole statistics; Probation statistics; Tennessee
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