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: 66479 Find in a Library
Title: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PAROLE POPULATION - 1978 - DRAFT
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency Research Ctr
United States of America
Project Director: J L GALVIN
Date Published: 1980
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Council on Crime and Delinquency Research Ctr
San Francisco, CA 94102
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 80-BJ-CX-K001
Publication Number: SERIES 2, 80-2 51, 40, ,US,EN, ,01 R
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Annotation: PART OF THE UNIFORM PAROLE REPORTS SERIES, THIS REPORT CONTAINS DISCUSSION AND STATISTICS ON THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ADULT PAROLE POPULATION IN THE UNITED STATES AS OF DECEMBER 1978.
Abstract: INTENDED FOR PAROLE OFFICIALS, LEGISLATORS, AND RESEARCHERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, THE REPORT PROFILES THE PERSONS PAROLED IN 1977 IN TERMS OF COMMITMENT OFFENSES, PRIOR PRISON COMMITMENTS, TYPE OF SENTENCE, TYPE OF ADMISSION TO PRISON, AMOUNT OF TIME SERVED IN PRISON ON CURRENT CONVICTION, PAROLE STATUS, AND RECOMMITMENTS, AS WELL AS DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES SUCH AS SEX, AGE, RACIAL/ETHNIC ORIGIN, AND EDUCATION. USING THESE VARIABLES, THE REPORT DESCRIBES PAROLEES BY FOUR BROAD SETS OF CHARACTERISTICS: PRISON COMMITMENT, DEMOGRAPHIC BACKGROUND, PAROLE ENTRY, AND PAROLE STATUS. A DISCUSSION OF LONGER TERM TENDS IN 1973-1977 UNIFORM PAROLE REPORTS DATA CONCLUDES THE REPORT. DATA SOURCES AND TABLES ARE PRESENTED IN THE APPENDIXES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Parole; Parole statistics; Parolees; United States of America
Note: UNIFORM PAROLE REPORTS SERIES
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=66479

*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.