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Title: Parole in the United States, 1979
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency Research Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 51
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 1:80:3
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report contains summary statistics about parole and mandatory release in the U.S. as of December 31, 1979.
Abstract: It consists of four sections. The first covers parole and mandatory release population movement breakdowns, including year-end population figures, the number of entries, and the number of removals. The second updates selected paroling authority characteristics. The third section explores relationships of parole and mandatory release data within the context of overall criminal justice system statistics, including state populations, violent crime levels, jail and prison populations, and rates of use of parole and mandatory release. The fourth section examines longer term trends in parole and mandatory release in comparison to total procedures explored in the national survey. Data were obtained from all 50 State Parole/Correctional Agencies as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Parole Commission, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The report appendixes include data tables, table notes, agency notes, and reference works cited. (Author abstract modified).
Index Term(s): Data collections; Parole; Parole board; Parole statistics; State-by-state analyses; Violent crime statistics
Note: Uniform Parole Reports.
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