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Title: Characteristics of New Commitments to the Facilities of the Department of Correctional Services, 1982
Author(s): W R Chapman
Corporate Author: New York State Dept of Correctional Services
Division of Program Planning, Research and Evaluation
United States of Am
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 79
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New York State Dept of Correctional Services
Albany, NY 12226
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents basic descriptive information on selected characteristics of offenders admitted to the New York State Department of Correctional Services as court commitments.
Abstract: Information includes commitment offense type, prior adult criminal record, demographic variables (age, ethnicity, residence), and comparative data. Data show that there were 12,727 total admissions to the Department in calendar year 1982, with 80 percent of these being new court commitments. A total of 64 percent of the 1982 court commitments were convicted of violent felony offenses, and 96 percent of the commitments were males. Tables and graphs comprise most of the document. (Author summary modified)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; New York
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