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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Publication Truth in Sentencing in State Prisons Describes the development and use of truth-in-sentencing (TIS) laws and presents data on the growing number of States that have adopted TIS and the increasing amount of time offenders are serving in State prison.
1/10/1999 NCJ 170032
Publication State and Federal Corrections Information Systems Reports on a recently completed inventory of information systems in State and Federal departments of adult corrections. The inventory establishes a basis for improving the capacity to provide comparable data and to facilitate cross-jurisdictional research.
8/1/1998 NCJ 170016
Publication Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales, 1981-96 Compares crime in the United States and England with respect to crime rates (as measured both by victimization surveys and police statistics), conviction rates, incarceration rates, and length of sentences.
10/4/1998 NCJ 169284
Publication HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1995 Provides the number of HIV-positive and active AIDS cases among prisoners held in each state and the federal prison system at yearend 1995.
Part of the HIV in Prisons and Jails Series
8/1/1997 NCJ 164260
Publication Domestic and Sexual Violence Data Collection: A Report to Congress under the Violence Against Women Act Reports how States and the Federal government collect data on the incidence of sexual and domestic violence offenses.
7/1/1996 NCJ 161405
Publication Noncitizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1984-94 Describes noncitizens processed in the Federal justice system, including the number prosecuted and incarcerated from 1984 to 1994, the offenses for which they were prosecuted, and the sanctions imposed.
8/4/1994 NCJ 160934
Publication Lifetime Likelihood of Going to State or Federal Prison Describes characteristics of persons admitted to prison for the first time, compares lifetime and one-day prevalence rates, considers changes in admission rates since 1991, and discusses the estimation techniques.
3/6/1997 NCJ 160092
Publication Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims (Executive Summary) This study presents findings on violence against children from two sources: a 1991 nationally representative sample of State prison inmates serving time for violent crimes against children and law enforcement records of nearly 37,000 child murder victims between 1976 and 1994.
3/1/1996 NCJ 158625
Publication HIV in Prisons, 1994 Provides the number of HIV-positive and active AIDS cases among state and federal prisoners at yearend 1994.
Part of the HIV in Prisons and Jails Series
3/1/1996 NCJ 158020
Publication Violent Offenders in State Prison: Sentences and Time Served--State Inmates, 1992-94 Reports jurisdiction-level data on sentence length and time served for violent prison inmates who were admitted or released in 1992, 1993, and 1994.
7/1/1995 NCJ 154632
Publication Prison Sentences and Time Served for Violence Presents the time served by violent offenders released from State prisons in 1992; estimates the hypothetical impact on time served of changing the percentage of sentence served; and discusses how the States differ in percentage of sentence served.
4/1/1995 NCJ 153858
Publication Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims (Full Report) This study presents findings on violence against children from two sources: a 1991 nationally representative sample of State prison inmates serving time for violent crimes against children and law enforcement records of nearly 37,000 child murder victims between 1976 and 1994.
3/3/1996 NCJ 153258
Publication HIV in Prisons and Jails, 1993 This BJS report describes prison and jail policies for testing inmates for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), numbers of prison and jail inmates infected with HIV, and numbers of inmate deaths from acquired-immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in prisons and jails.
Part of the HIV in Prisons and Jails Series
8/1/1995 NCJ 152765
Publication Comparing Federal and State Prison Inmates, 1991 Findings from the survey of federal inmates, sponsored for the first time by the Bureau of Prisons, are compared with those from the 1991 BJS survey of state prisoners. Paper copy only.
10/1/1994 NCJ 145864
Publication Profile of Inmates in the U.S. and in England and Wales, 1991 Compares findings from the 1991 prison inmate survey in England and Wales with data from the BJS surveys of inmates in local jails and in State prisons and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons survey of Federal prisoners.
10/1/1994 NCJ 145863
Publication Women in Prison Examines demographic characteristics, current offenses, criminal histories, and the victims of violent female inmates from the 1991 BJS survey of State prison inmates.
3/1/1994 NCJ 145321
Publication Performance Measures for the Criminal Justice System This compendium of Discussion Papers represents the work of the BJS-Princeton University Study Group on Criminal Justice Performance Measures.
10/1/1993 NCJ 143505
Publication Survey of State Prison Inmates, 1991 Presents data about State prison inmates: their background and families, criminal histories, gang membership, drug and alcohol use, HIV/AIDS infection, gun use and possession, sentence, time served, and participation in prison programs.
5/1/1993 NCJ 136949
Publication Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 1983 An analysis of the criminal records of more than 16,000 men and women, representing the almost 109,000 offenders who were released from prisons in 11 States during 1983.
Part of the Recidivism of Prisoners Released Series
4/1/1989 NCJ 116261
Publication Historical Corrections Statistics in the United States, 1850-1984 Summaries tables and commentary for published national government reports on corrections statistics for the period of U.S. history from 1850 (the date of the first national reports on the topic) to 1984.
12/1/1986 NCJ 102529
Publication World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems This factbook, developed under a BJS grant, provides narrative descriptions of the criminal justice systems of countries around the world.
6/1/2003
Press Release Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims "Two-thirds of sex offenders in state prisons had victimized a child. Family members or acquaintances commit most child murders."
3/3/1996
Press Release Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004 "Methamphetamine use increasing among State and Federal prisoners"
10/11/2006
Data Table HIV in Prisons, 1998 - Statistical Tables This web page provides the number of state and federal inmates who were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or had confirmed AIDS at yearend.
Part of the HIV in Prisons and Jails Series
4/1/2000
Press Release HIV in Prisons, 2005 "HIV/AIDS cases among state and federal prison inmates fell for the sixth straight year during 2005 -- The estimated number of AIDS-related deaths continued to decline"
9/27/2007
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