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Bureau of Justice Statistics - Prisoners in 2007

  • Organization: Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Date Created: Monday, December 01, 2008
  • Submitted: Friday, April 17, 2009
  • Attachment(s): LINK

Presents data on prisoners under jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities on December 31, 2007, collected from the National Prisoner Statistics series. This annual report compares changes in the prison population during 2007 to changes from yearend 2000 through yearend 2006. It provides data on the imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than one year by jurisdiction; the number of males and females in prison; age, race, and gender distributions; admissions and releases; the number of inmates in custody in state and federal prisons and local jails; and custody incarceration rates. It also includes the count for inmates held within facilities operated by and for the military, U.S. territories, Indian country, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and juvenile authorities. See also the jointly released Probation and Parole in the United States, 2007 - Statistical Tables (NCJ 224707).


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