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Correctional facilities

FY 2023 Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities 2024

Closing Date
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This collection is part of the larger BJS portfolio of establishment surveys that inform the nation on the characteristics of adult correctional facilities and persons sentenced to state, federal, and privately operated prisons. BJS's National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS) collects aggregate counts of male and female custody and jurisdiction prison populations on December 31 each year. Through the National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP), BJS collects...

Correctional Institutions

Inmates under the care and custody of a local, state, or federal correctional authority are generally housed in one of two types of facilities – a local jail or a state or federal prison. BJS collects data on the administration and operation of both types of facilities.  

  • Jails confine persons before or after adjudication and are usually operated by local law enforcement authorities such...

National Inmate Survey (NIS-4 Prisons) 2018-19

Closing Date
On September 4, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79). The act requires BJS to carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape. The act further instructs BJS to collect survey data: the Bureau shall use surveys and other statistical studies of current and...