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Title: Census of Jails, 1999
Author(s): James J. Stephan
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 08/2001
Page Count: 54
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents facility characteristics and characteristics of persons under the jurisdiction of local and Federal jail authorities on June 30, 1999.
Abstract: The report summarizes changes in the number of local jails during the 1990's; average daily population and number of men, women, and juveniles confined in local jails; number of inmates and facilities by size of facility; inmate conviction status; inmate gender; race and Hispanic origin; facility rated capacity and percent of capacity occupied; 25 largest jail jurisdictions; number of staff and staff characteristics; facility health services and inmate health; and facility programs. Highlights include the following: (1) between 1993 and 1999, when complete census of jails were conducted, the number of jail inmates rose from 459,804 to 605,943; (2) on June 30, 1999, a total of 9,458 persons under age 18 were housed in adult jails; (3) in the 12 months ending June 30, 1999, nearly 9,300 inmate assaults on jail employees took place, including 4 that resulted in staff deaths. Appendix, tables, index
Main Term(s): Jail statistics
Index Term(s): Inmate statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
   
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