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NCJ Number: 67126 Find in a Library
Title: WESTERN AUSTRALIA - PAROLE BOARD - REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 1978
Corporate Author: Western Australia Parole Board
Australia
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Western Australia Parole Board
Perth, Wa 6000, Australia
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: THE ACTIVITIES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA'S PAROLE BOARD AND PAROLE SERVICE ARE REPORTED FOR JULY 1977 THROUGH JUNE 1978.
Abstract: THE PAROLE PROCESS IS DEFENDED AGAINST CALLS FOR DETERMINATE AND MANDATORY SENTENCING: PAROLE CAN PROVIDE A SECONDARY SCREENING PROCESS THAT MAY BALANCE SEVERE SENTENCING DISPARITIES; IT ENABLES AN EARLY AND RELATIVELY SAFE RELEASE OF MANY OFFENDERS WHO OTHERWISE WOULD BE INSTITUTIONALIZED FOR INORDINATE PERIODS OF TIME; IT OFFERS A GENERAL DETERRENT AND CONTROL FOR THE MAJORITY OF SELECTED OFFENDERS WHO PARTICIPATE. THE MEETINGS AND DECISIONS OF THE BOARDS FOR MALE AND FEMALE OFFENDERS ARE REVIEWED; AND TABLES PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PAROLE RELEASES AND COMPLETIONS, LENGTHS OF POSSIBLE PAROLE PERIODS FOR MINIMUM TERM SENTENCES, AND NUMBERS OF OFFENDERS RECEIVING MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TERMS FOR THE YEAR. TABLES OF PAROLE DATA ARE SUPPLIED.
Index Term(s): Australia; Parole; Parole board; Parole statistics
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