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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 225619     Find in a Library
Title: Prison Inmates at Midyear 2008--Statistical Tables
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Author(s): Heather C. West Ph.D. ; William J. Sabol Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2009
Page Count: 24
  Series: BJS Selected Findings
  Annotation: This report presents data on prisoners under the jurisdiction of Federal or State correctional authorities on June 30, 2008, collected from the National Prisoner Statistics series.
Abstract: This annual report compares changes in the prison population during the first 6 months of 2008 to changes from yearend 2000 through yearend 2007. It also provides data on the imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than 1 year by jurisdiction; the number of males and females in prison; the number of inmates held in custody in State and Federal prisons and local jails; custody incarceration rates; and the number of juveniles and non-citizens in U.S. custody. 21 tables
Main Term(s): Inmate statistics
Index Term(s): Federal correctional facilities ; Trend analysis ; State correctional facilities ; Immigrants/Aliens ; Juvenile inmates
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Type: Statistics ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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