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Publication National Justice Agency List, 1980 - Probation and Parole Agencies Subfile

September 1, 1983    NCJ 96168

The introduction describes the study and discusses data collection procedures, file structure, data standards, and codebook information. The file includes both independent agencies and those administered by other criminal justice agencies. Branch offices under the administration of a probation and parole agency are counted as separate agencies. However, about 300 regional or district offices are excluded. The data are available in two formats: a card-image file and an OSIRIS data set. An appendix, which explains the classification of governmental units, and a glossary are included.


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