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Publication Probation and Parole in the United States, 1998

Thomas P. Bonczar, Lauren E. Glaze

August 22, 1999    NCJ 178234

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.

Part of the Probation and Parole Populations Series

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