The Source for Crime and Justice Data


Q1a. On June 30, 2008, how many persons under the supervision of your jail jurisdiction were -- CONFINED in your jail facilities? INCLUDE persons on transfer to treatment facilities but who remain under your jurisdiction. INCLUDE persons held for other jurisdictions. INCLUDE persons in community-based programs (e.g., work release, day release, drug/alcohol treatment) who return to jail at night. EXCLUDE any persons housed in facilities operated by two or more jurisdictions or those housed in privately operated jails. EXCLUDE inmates on AWOL, escape, or long-term transfer to other jurisdictions. EXCLUDE inmates being boarded out to another county or held in another facility not operated by your jail jurisdiction. Actual number is coded.

Location: 132-137 (width: 6; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric


Source: This variable was taken from: Annual Survey of Jails: Jail-Level Data, 2008.

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