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NCJ Number: 68136 Find in a Library
Title: FURLOUGH PROGRAM - YEARLY STATISTICAL REPORT, 1976
Author(s): C METZLER
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Dept of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 26
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Dept of Correction
Milford, MA 01757 -369
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: 10, 209-28-250-1-78-CR
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FURLOUGH PROGRAM FOR 1976 INCLUDES SEVERAL TREND ANALYSES OF THE PROGRAM SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 1972.
Abstract: A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE MASSACHUSETTS FURLOUGH PROGRAM DESCRIBES THE PROGRAM AND DISCUSSES ESCAPE RATES OVER THE PERIOD 1972-76. A TABLE COMPARES FURLOUGH STATISTICS BY INSTITUTION FOR THE YEARS 1973-76, ANOTHER SUMMARIZES FURLOUGH STATISTICS FOR THE 4 YEARS, AND TWO FURTHER TABLES SHOW ESCAPE RATES BY MONTH FOR 1976 AND THE NUMBER OF INMATES FURLOUGHED MONTHLY IN PROPORTION TO THE TOTAL POPULATION OF THE INSTITUTIONS FROM WHICH THEY WERE FURLOUGHED. FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS SHOW THE NUMBER OF FURLOUGHS GRANTED PER TYPE OF OFFENSE, CRIMINAL HISTORY, PERSONAL BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS (AGE, PLACE WHERE OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED, AMOUNT OF SCHOOLING, AND LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT) FOR THE YEAR 1976. TWO CROSSTABULATION TABLES COMPARE THE TYPE OF FURLOUGH WITH THE INSTITUTION FROM WHICH THE INMATE WAS FURLOUGHED AND WITH THE OUTCOME OF THE FURLOUGH. FOOTNOTES ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Escape; Furloughs; Inmate statistics; Massachusetts
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