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Correctional Populations in the United States, 1990

NCJ Number
134946
Date Published
July 1992
Author(s)
Louis W. Jankowski, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This compilation of statistical reporting provides data on persons in every part of the correctional population in the United States in 1990, it features a section that focuses on State and Federal facilities.
Abstract

The introduction provides a history of U.S. corrections statistics and tables on the number of adults on probation, in jail, in prison, or on parole and their percent of the adult population, as well as the estimated number of adults on probation, in jail, in prison, or on parole and their percentage of the adult population by sex and race. Statistical tables are grouped under the general categories of jail inmates, probation, census of State and Federal adult correctional facilities, prisoners, parole, and capital punishment. Explanatory notes and data questionnaire are provided for each section. Subject index and 78 tables

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