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National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 220218     Find in a Library
Title: Probation and Parole in the United States, 2006
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Lauren E. Glaze ; Thomas P. Bonczar
Date Published: 2007
Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report presents the number of persons on probation and parole at yearend 2006, by State, and compares the national totals to counts for yearend 1995 and 2000 through 2005.
Abstract: The report provides State-level probations and parole supervision rates for yearend 2006 and the percentage change in each population during the year. Additionally, it provides probation and parole entries and exits by State, and national-level and State-level data on parole revocation. The Bulletin also includes a national description of the race, gender, and offense composition of these populations. Highlights include the following: the number of adult men and women in the United States who were being supervised on probation or parole at the end of 2006 reached 5,035,225; in 2006, the combined probation and parole populations grew by 1.8 percent, or 87,852 persons; more than 8 in 10 offenders under community supervision were on probation at yearend 2006; a total of 798,202 adult men and women were on parole or mandatory conditional release following a prison term; and the population grew by 17,586 parolees during the year or 2.3 percent. Tables, Appendices
Main Term(s): Probation statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Parole statistics
Index Term(s): Data analysis ; Data collection ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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