Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: This 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 and provide a complete picture of the adult correctional system and the changes that occur in that system. Information is available on the number of inmates by sex, race, adult or juvenile status, reas... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09569.v1
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