National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Annual Probation Survey, 1995 (ICPSR 29669) RSS

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Summary:

The 1995 Annual Probation Survey provides a count of the total number of persons supervised on probation on January 1 and December 31, 1995, and a count of the number of persons entering and exiting probation supervision during 1995. The survey also provides counts of the number of probationers by certain characteristics, such as gender, race and Hispanic or Latino origin, offense, and supervision status. The survey covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the federal system.

Series: Annual Probation Survey Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Annual Probation Survey, 1995. ICPSR29669-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-02-14. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR29669.v2

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   criminal justice system, offenses, probation, probationers, sentencing

Smallest Geographic Unit:   jurisdiction

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1995-01-01--1995-12-31

Date of Collection:  

  • 1995-12--1996-02

Unit of Observation:   jurisdiction

Universe:   Adult probationers, regardless of conviction status, who have been placed under the supervision of a probation agency as part of a court order between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 1995.

Data Types:   administrative records data, survey data

Methodology

Mode of Data Collection:   mail questionnaire

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2013-02-14 The variable TOTRESPOP has been dropped and replaced with SUPVRATE. In addition, missing values have been defined and some variable levels have been changed to be defined as scale or nominal measures. Additional information has been added to the codebook.

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