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Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 1995

May 1, 1997    NCJ 163916

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.

Part of the Correctional Populations in the United States Series

Full Report (PDF 887K)
Section 1. Trends in U.S. correctional populations (PDF 166K)
Section 2. Jail inmates in 1995 (PDF 32K)
Section 3. Probation in 1995 (PDF 73K)
Section 4. State and Federal correctional facilities, 1995 (PDF 116K)
Section 5. Prisoners in 1995 (PDF 205K)
Section 6. Parole in 1995 (PDF 64K)
Section 7. Capital Punishment in 1995 (PDF 186K)
Section 8. U.S. military corrections in 1995 (PDF 56K)
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