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Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 1988

March 9, 1991    NCJ 124280

Presents data on the growing number of persons in the United States under some form of correctional supervision in 1988, by correctional status, sex, and race. Data are drawn from BJS's annual surveys and periodic censuses on the four correctional populations, including prisoners, jail inmates, probationers, and parolees. Data include counts of each correctional population by select characteristics and jurisdiction. Data also include counts of locally operated jails by select characteristics and jurisdiction. 

Part of the Correctional Populations in the United States Series

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Annual Probation Survey and Annual Parole Survey
Annual Survey of Jails
Census of Jail Inmates
Census of Jails
National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program

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