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Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ)

2019 Census of Jails and 2020-23 Annual Survey of Jails

Closing Date
BJS conducts the COJ and the ASJ series to collect facility and jurisdiction level data on jail population. Since 1970, the COJ has been administered periodically to about 3,200 county and city jails (local jails) nationwide and from the Federal Bureau of Prisons facilities that function as jails. Started in 1982, the ASJ has been administered to a nationally representative sample of nearly 900 jail jurisdictions in years between censuses.

Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ) Design, Testing, Data Collection and Dissemination

Closing Date
BJS is seeking applications for funding to conduct both instrument and sampling design work, field test a survey of inmates in county and city jail, nationally field to a probable sample of jail inmates the Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ), and provide statistical and data dissemination support for the SILJ. The SILJ has been conducted periodically since 1972 and is a core collection for the BJS Corrections Statistics Program.

Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ): Design, Testing, Data Collection and Dissemination

Closing Date
The SILJ has been conducted periodically since 1972 and is a core collection for the BJS Corrections Statistics Program. The primary purposes of this omnibus survey are to generate nationally representative estimates of the characteristics of jail inmates and to track changes in these characteristics over time, conduct studies of inmates on special topics, and identify policy-relevant changes in jail populations.

BJS FY 15 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ): Design and Testing

Closing Date
BJS is seeking applications for funding to conduct both instrument and sampling design work, field test a survey of inmates in county and city jail, nationally field to a probable sample of jail inmates the Survey of Inmates in Local Jails (SILJ), and provide statistical and data dissemination support for the SILJ. The SILJ has been conducted periodically since 1972 and is a core collection for the BJS Corrections Statistics Program.