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Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series

Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics

Formerly Survey of Jail Inmates.

This collection provides nationally representative data on persons held prior to trial and on those convicted offenders serving sentences in local jails or awaiting transfer to state prisons. Data were collected on individual characteristics of jail inmates (sex, race, ethnicity, Hispanic origin, employment), current offenses and sentences, characteristics of victims, criminal histories, jail activities and programs, prior drug and alcohol use and treatment, and health care services provided while in jail.

Years Produced: Every 6 years.

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2014
Castro, Mary Ellen . Diabetes Screening in Inmates: A Quality Improvement Pilot Project. Dissertation, University of Connecticut.
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2014
Ellison, Jared . Individual- and Facility-Level Predictors of Jail Rule Breaking. San Francisco, CA.
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2014
Ewert, Stephanie,  Sykes, Bryan L.,  Pettit, Becky . The degree of disadvantage: Incarceration and inequality in education. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 651, (1), 24-43.
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2014
National Research Council . The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
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2014
Sykes, Bryan L.,  Pettit, Becky . Mass incarceration, family complexity, and the reproduction of childhood disadvantage. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 654, (1), 127-149.
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2014
Wildeman, Christopher,  Turney, Kristin . Positive, negative, or null? The effects of maternal incarceration on children's behavioral problems. Demography. 51, (3), 1041-1068.
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2014
Wiseman, Jane . Incidence and Prevalence of Sexual Offending. Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative. NCJ 247059, Washington, DC: Office of Justice Programs, Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking.
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2013
Bhati, Avinash,  Crites, Erin L.,  Taxman, Faye S. RNR simulation tool: A synthetic datasets and its uses for policy simulations. Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivism: A Synthetic Datasets and Its Uses for Policy Simulations. New York, NY: Springer.
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2013
Billings, Stephen B. Local option, alcohol and crime. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy. 14, (3), 197-816.
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2013
Caulkins, Jonathan P.,  Sevigny, Eric L. The U.S. causes but cannot (or will not) solve Mexico's drug problems. A War That Can't Be Won: Binational Perspectives on the War on Drugs . Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.
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