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NCJ Number: 89874 Find in a Library
Title: Probation and Parole 1982
Author(s): T Broder
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: During 1982, the adult probation population rose more than 100,000 persons to 1,335,359 (a 9-percent increase), while the adult parole population rose by about 18,000 to 243,880 (an 8-percent increase).
Abstract: At the end of 1982, 72 percent of the adults under correctional supervision were supervised in the community through probation or parole, with 11 percent being on parole, 61 percent on probation, 9 percent in jail, and 19 percent in prison. For these data, the parole population includes all adults under Federal or State parole supervision, and the probation population includes all adults who, as part of a Federal, State, or local court order, have been placed under the supervisory authority of a probation agency. The prison population includes all inmates of Federal and State institutions sentenced to more than 1 year. The jail population includes both convicted and unconvicted adults held in locally operated jails. Tabular and graphic data are provided.
Index Term(s): Parole statistics; Probation statistics; Trend analysis
Note: Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin, September 1983.
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