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Title: PENNSYLVANIA BUREAU OF CORRECTION - ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORT, 1979
Author(s): W S THORNSLEY; J H MEASE
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Bureau of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Pennsylvania Bureau of Correction
Camp Hill, PA 17011
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: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT SUMMARIZES AND PRESENTS STATISTICS ON THE NUMBERS OF INMATES ADMITTED TO, RELEASED FROM, AND CONFINED PENNSYLVANIA'S CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES DURING 1979.
Abstract: THE REPORT WILL BE SENT TO COMMONWEALTH CORRECTIONS ADMINISTRATORS AND PLANNERS, LEGISLATORS, JUDICIAL PERSONNEL, STATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM PERSONNEL, COMMONWEALTH OFFICIALS, AND STATE LIBRARY SYSTEMS. IT DISCUSSES THE INMATE POPULATION, DISCHARGES, ESCAPES, AND COURT COMMITMENTS, AS WELL AS PRESENTING DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE DOCUMENT AND CATEGORIES OF CRIMES AND OFFENSES. FOR THE FIRST TIME, IT INCLUDES INFORMATION ON TIME SERVED, OFFENSE DISTRIBUTIONS, INMATE MAINTENANCE COSTS, PERSONNEL COMPLEMENT, AND THE AGE DISTRIBUTION AND LENGTH OF SERVICE FOR THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER/MATRON CADRE. IT ALSO PROVIDES HISTORICAL DATA IN MANY INSTANCES AS FAR BACK AS 1960. FIGURES AND TABLES COVERING ADMISSIONS, COMMITMENTS, OFFENSES, POPULATION, RELEASES, AGE, RACE, SEX, AND DISCHARGES ARE INCLUDED. (JLF)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Inmate statistics; Pennsylvania
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