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Title: Directory of Juvenile and Adult Correctional Departments, Institutions, Agencies and Paroling Authorities, 1983
Author(s): C J Horsman
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Editor(s): D N Travisono
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 454
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The directory includes an organization description of adult and juvenile correctional systems for every State, territory, and Federal Government, and Canada.
Abstract: Within the section for each State, four main categories of adult and juvenile services -institutions, parole boards, parole services, and probation services -- include information that explains the organization of specific services. This data should assist the user in understanding the total organizational and administrative structure of correctional services in any given jurisdiction. Statistical summaries include updated information on cost of care and number of employees for individual facilities. The directory also includes information about the American Correctional Association, accredited facilities and programs, an index, and a personal locator. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Canada; Correctional facilities; Criminal justice system directories; State-by-state analyses
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