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  NCJ Number: NCJ 188156     Find in a Library
  Title: Jails in Indian Country 2000
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Todd D. Minton
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 07/2001
  Page Count: 16
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This bulletin presents findings from the 2000 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of all 69 confinement facilities, detention centers, jails, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Statistics conducted the survey on June 30, as part of the Annual Survey of Jails. The report presents data for each facility, including rated capacity, number of adults and juveniles held, number of persons under community supervision, peak population during June, number of admissions and discharges in the last 30 days, inmate characteristics (such as conviction status, DWI/DUI offense, and seriousness of offense), number of inmate deaths, facility crowding, and renovation and building plans. Highlights include the following: (1) On June 30, 2000, Indian country facilities held 1,498 adults and 277 juveniles. In the 12 months ending June 30, 2000, the number of inmates in custody increased 9.5 percent. (2) On June 30, 2000, 69 jails in Indian country were operating at 86 percent of capacity. On their peak day in June 2000, jails were operating at 118 percent of capacity, up from 112 percent in 1999. and (3) In a 1-month period, June 2000, facilities in Indian country admitted 7,151 inmates and discharged 7,201 inmates. 5 tables and 2 appendices.
  Main Term(s): Jail statistics ; American Indians
  Index Term(s): Indian justice ; Corrections statistics ; Statistics ; Criminal justice statistics ; Indian affairs ; Jails ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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