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NCJ Number: 76895 Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile and Adult Correctional Departments, Institutions, Agencies and Paroling Authorities - Directory - United States and Canada, 1981 Edition
Author(s): D Travisono
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 420
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Organizational descriptions of adult and juvenile correctional systems are given for each State in the United States, each territory, the Federal Government, and Canada. In addition, this 1981 directory lists costs of inmate care, numbers of personnel and inmates, directors' names for all facilities, and addresses and telephone numbers.
Abstract: Within the section for each State, four main categories of adult and juvenile services -institutions, parole boards, parole services, and probation services -- present information which explains the organization of specific services. Approximately 1,600 institutions and over 3,500 individuals are listed, with the directory including data on military correctional facilities. Besides the individual listings of facilities there are tables summarizing (by State and Province) (1) personnel statistics; (2) types of personnel systems; (3) operational budgets and capital expenditures; (4) rates of recidivism; and (5) numbers of and demographic information on juveniles and adults in community homes, on work release, or on furlough programs, adults and juveniles in institutions, clients on probation or after care, and prisoners on death row. Also included is a brief history of Florida's correctional system. The directory also contains an index to the names contained in the directory, the text of the American Correctional Association code of ethics, a representation of the organizational structure for 1980 to 1982, and lists of grants, contracts, and publications.
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional institutions (juvenile); Corrections management; Corrections statistics; Federal correctional facilities; Inmate statistics; Juvenile correctional facilities; Parole statistics; State correctional facilities; State-by-state analyses; United States of America
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