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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: This data collection provides annual data on jail populations across the nation and examines the "spillover" effect on local jails resulting from the dramatic growth in federal and state prison populations. These data permit an assessment of the demands placed on correctional resources. Information is available on the number of inmates by sex, race, adult or juvenile status, reason being held, and cause of death. (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08871.v1
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