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NCJ Number: 68383 Find in a Library
Title: FELONS PAROLED AND DISCHARGED FROM THE VIRGINIA CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1979
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Virginia Dept of Corrections
Bureau of Research, Reporting and Evaluation
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Virginia Dept of Corrections
Richmond, VA 23261
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 REPORT SUMMARIZES STATISTICS ON FELONS PAROLED AND DISCHARGED FROM THE VIRGINIA STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1979.
Abstract: DISCHARGES OF FELONS TOTALLED 1,103 OF WHICH 980 OR 88.8 PERCENT WERE FIRST RELEASES AND 123 OR 11.2 PERCENT WERE DISCHARGED AFTER HAVING BEEN RETURNED AS PAROLE VIOLATORS. FIRST RELEASES SERVED AN AVERAGE OF 25 MONTHS, WHILE VIOLATORS SERVED AN AVERAGE OF 45 MONTHS. MORE THAN HALF OF THE DISCHARGED FELONS OR 609 COMMITTED CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY, WHILE 265 COMMITTED CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS. OVER 90 PERCENT OF THE DISCHARGED INMATES SERVED LESS THAN 5 YEARS. THE TOTAL OF FELONS PAROLED WAS 1,743 OF WHICH 1,670 OR 98.5 PERCENT WERE FIRST RELEASES AND 73 OR 4.2 PERCENT WERE PAROLE VIOLATORS. FIRST RELEASES SERVED AN AVERAGE OF 30 MONTHS, WHILE VIOLATORS AVERAGED 75 MONTHS. A TOTAL OF 1,716 PAROLEES OR 98.5 PERCENT SERVED LESS THAN 10 YEARS, AND 819 OR 47 PERCENT COMMITTED OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY, WHILE 634 OR 36.4 PERCENT COMMITTED OFFENSES AGAINST PERSONS. AMONG THE OTHER OUTGOING FELONS, THREE FELONS WERE PARDONED, 24 WERE RELEASED BY COURT ORDER, AND 16 FELONS DIED. A GRAPH AND TABLES ARE INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--JLF)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Offender statistics; Parole statistics; Virginia
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