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Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 1995 (Executive Summary)

May 27, 1997    NCJ 163917

Presents data on the growing number of persons in the United States under some form of correctional supervision for 1995: 3.1 million on probation, 507,000 in jail, 1,079,000 in prison, and 700,200 on parole. The data for State and Federal prison inmates are reported for 1995: sex, race, Hispanic origin, admission type, release type, sentence length, escapes, probation and parole violations, facility crowding, deaths in prison, and inmates entering prison under sentence of death. Information on jail inmates is included in the report, as well as data on persons held in U.S. military confinement facilities. A special section presents tables by State, summarizing the 1995 Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities. This report, 11th in an annual series, has been published since 1985 and includes a subject index. Paper copy only

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