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Press Release Jails in Indian Country, 2009

Todd D. Minton

February 24, 2011    

Presents findings from the 2009 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of 80 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The report includes data on the number of adults and juveniles held, type of offense, number of persons confined on the last weekday of each month, average daily population, peak population, and admissions in June 2009. It also summarizes rated capacity, facility crowding, and jail staffing.

Part of the Jails in Indian Country Series

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