National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series RSS

Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics

Formerly Survey of Jail Inmates.

This collection provides nationally representative data on persons held prior to trial and on those convicted offenders serving sentences in local jails or awaiting transfer to state prisons. Data were collected on individual characteristics of jail inmates (sex, race, ethnicity, Hispanic origin, employment), current offenses and sentences, characteristics of victims, criminal histories, jail activities and programs, prior drug and alcohol use and treatment, and health care services provided while in jail.

Years Produced: Every 6 years.

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Most Recent Publications

2014
National Research Council . The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
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2014
Sykes, Bryan L.,  Pettit, Becky . Mass incarceration, family complexity, and the reproduction of childhood disadvantage. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 654, (1), 127-149.
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2013
Bhati, Avinash,  Crites, Erin L.,  Taxman, Faye S. RNR simulation tool: A synthetic datasets and its uses for policy simulations. Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivism: A Synthetic Datasets and Its Uses for Policy Simulations. New York, NY: Springer.
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2013
Caulkins, Jonathan P.,  Sevigny, Eric L. The U.S. causes but cannot (or will not) solve Mexico's drug problems. A War That Can't Be Won: Binational Perspectives on the War on Drugs . Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.
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2013
Raphael, Steven,  Stoll, Michael A. Assessing the contribution of the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill to growth in the U.S. incarceration rate. Journal of Legal Studies. 42, (1), 187-222.
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2013
Sevigny, Eric L.,  Pollack, Harold A.,  Reuter, Peter . Can drug courts help to reduce prison and jail populations?. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 647, (1), 190-212.
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2012
Brockmann, Brad,  Rich, Josiah D. Incarceration and community health. Communities and Banking. 23, (4), 27-29.
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2012
Greenberg, Greg A.,  Rosenheck, Robert A. Incarceration among male veterans: Relative risk of imprisonment and differences between veteran and nonveteran inmates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 56, (4), 646-667.
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2011
Bouchery, Ellen E.,  Harwood, Henrick J.,  Sacks, Jeffrey J.,  Simon, Carol J.,  Brewer, Robert D. Economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption in the U.S., 2006. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 41, (5), 516-524.
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2011
Hashimoto, Erica J. Class matters. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. 101, (1), 31-76.
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