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State and Local Probation and Parole Systems, 1976 (ICPSR 7673) RSS

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Summary:

This study is a census of all state and local probation and parole systems. It was conducted in late 1976 by the United States Census Bureau for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The data contain information on each agency, including jurisdiction, funding and operation, employment, and client caseload.

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. STATE AND LOCAL PROBATION AND PAROLE SYSTEMS, 1976. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07673.v1

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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, jurisdiction, parole, probation

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1976

Date of Collection:  

  • 1976-09

Universe:   Parole-granting authorities and probation and parole agencies administered by state and local governments.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

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:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
  • 1997-02-25 SAS and SPSS data definition statements are now available for this collection.

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