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Publication Probation and Parole, 1984

Lawrence A. Greenfeld, Bureau of Justice Statistics

February 1, 1986    NCJ 100181

Data compare the sentenced prison population to the< probation and parole populations for 1979-1984, present the number of adults on probation in 1984, indicate types of parole and probation exits by jurisdiction, show prison releases by method for 1975-1984, and reveal the number of adults under correctional supervision by jurisdiction for 1984. At the end of 1984, a record 1,711,190 adults were on probation in the United States, an 8.1-percent increase in 1 year. During the same period, the adult parole and mandatory release population increased 9 percent (more than 22,000) to a record 268,515. A narrative interpretation of the data is included.

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