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NCJ Number: 89744 Find in a Library
Title: South Carolina Department of Corrections - Board of Corrections and the Commissioner - Annual Report for the Period July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982
Corporate Author: South Carolina Board of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 136
Sponsoring Agency: South Carolina Board of Corrections
Columbia, SC 29202
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: While 1982 was a year of increasing demand as evidenced by a 6.5-percent gain in average daily population and an 8-percent increase in yearend count, South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) experienced severe cutbacks in resources. Overcrowding worsened in SCDC facilities.
Abstract: The report discusses budget problems, inmate population gain, implementation of the Supervised Furlough Program, the halt of the Supervised Conditional Release Program, serious institutional incidents, a proposed prison overcrowding emergency bill, inmate relations, health services, establishment of an independent correctional school district, the Earned Work Credit Program, and other programs. Tables and figures present inmate population statistics, demographic data on offenders, inmate program data, and personnel information. Footnotes, maps, and graphs are also supplied.
Index Term(s): Corrections annual reports; South Carolina
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