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Title: National Jail and Adult Detention Directory, 1983-85, Third Edition
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 354
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: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Data on Federal and State jails and adult detention centers cover starting salaries for staff, fiscal information, the nature of the physical plant, and the average daily population (Fiscal Year 1983).
Abstract: Data are presented for the Federal Detention Center in Florence, Ariz., as well as metropolitan correctional centers in Tucson, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif.; Miami, Fla.; Chicago, Ill.; and New York, N.Y. Jails and adult detention centers are listed alphabetically by State and subsequently by county. Starting salaries are presented for the administrator, deputy administrator, correctional captain/supervisor, correctional lieutenant/supervisor, and correctional officers. The total number of staff is also indicated. Fiscal data include the last annual budget (including State and local share), the last annual capital budget (new or renovation), and construction money appropriated for fiscal 1984. Information on the physical plant includes the year constructed, the year of last renovation, security levels, and inmate rated capacity. Data on the average daily inmate population for fiscal 1983 cover the number of adult and juvenile males and females as well as racial composition. Other information includes the address and phone number of the facility and the name of the jail administrator. Appendixes contain a discussion of 'new generation' jails, a list of jail inspection officials and agencies, information on the American Correctional Association, and a bibliography with 140 listings.
Index Term(s): Budgets; Facility conditions; Inmate statistics; Jails; Pay rates; State-by-state analyses
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