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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) sponsors the Sample Survey of Jails as part of a series of statistical programs measuring the correctional population. The Sample Survey meets BJS's need to analyze continuously the "spillover" effect on local jails of the growth in federal and state prison populations. The data are used in conjunction with statistics on federal and state prisoners to provide a complete picture of the adult correctional system and to measure chan... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08687.v1
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