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Probation and Parole in the United States, 1998

NCJ Number
178234
Date Published
August 1999
Author(s)
Thomas P. Bonczar, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Lauren E. Glaze, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Reports on the number of persons on probation and parole at yearend 1998 and compares the totals with yearend 1997 and 1990.
Abstract

Reports on the number of persons on probation and parole at yearend 1998 and compares the totals with yearend 1997 and 1990. It lists the number of parolees and probationers in each State, names the States with the largest and smallest parole and probation populations and the largest and smallest rates of community supervision, and identifies the States with the biggest increases. It also describes the race, sex, and Hispanic makeup of these populations and reports the percentages of parolees and probationers completing community supervision successfully or failing because of a rule violation or a new offense.

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