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Census of State Adult Correctional Facilities, 1984

NCJ Number
105585
Date Published
August 1987
Author(s)
James J. Stephan, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This report presents data on facilities, inmates programs, staff, and expenditures for State-operated confinement and community-based correctional facilities throughout the Nation for fiscal year 1984.
Abstract

Facilities were included in the census if they were staffed with State employees; housed primarily State prisoners; were physically, functionally, and administratively separate from other facilities; and were operational on the reference date, June 30, 1984. The census covered the following State-operated adult correctional facilities: prisons; prison farms; reception, diagnostic, and classification centers; road camps; forestry and conservation camps; youthful offender facilities (except in California); vocational training facilities; drug and alcohol treatment facilities; and State-operated jails in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Four tables provide a national overview of facilities and inmates/residents, and eight tables present data on confinement facilities and inmates by security level of facility, size, sex of inmates housed, and facility functions. Twenty tables describe confinement and community-based facilities by region and State. A narrative summary of the tabular data is included.

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