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Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series

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.

Data in the Series

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Most Recent Publications

2016
Sykes, Bryan L.,  Hoppe, Trevor A.,  Maziarka, Kristen D. Cruel intentions? HIV prevalence and criminalization during an age of mass incarceration, U.S. 1999 to 2012. Medicine. 95, (16), 1-9.
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2016
Vuk, Mateja,  Sevigny, Eric . The Relationship between Inmate Time Utilization and Prison Misconduct. 53rd Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
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2016
Zatz, Noah,  Koonse, Tia,  Zhen, Theresa,  Herrera, Lucero,  Lu, Han,  Shafer, Steven,  Valenta, Blake . Get To Work or Go To Jail: Workplace Rights Under Threat. Research Brief. Los Angeles, CA: University of California: Los Angeles, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.
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2015
Bronson, Jennifer,  Carson, E.A.,  Noonan, Margaret,  Berzofsky, Marcus . Veterans in Prison and Jail, 2011-12. Special Report. NCJ 249144, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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2015
Cook, Philip J.,  Parker, Susan T.,  Pollack, Harold A. Sources of guns to dangerous people: What we learn by asking them. Preventive Medicine.
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2015
Crank, Beverly R.,  Payne, Brian K. White-collar offenders and the jail experience: A comparative analysis. Criminal Justice Studies. 28, (4),
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2015
Noonan, Margaret,  Rohloff, Harley,  Ginder, Scott . Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2013 - Statistical Tables. NCJ 248756, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Programs.
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2014
Castro, Mary Ellen . Diabetes Screening in Inmates: A Quality Improvement Pilot Project. Dissertation, University of Connecticut.
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2014
Ellison, Jared . Individual- and Facility-Level Predictors of Jail Rule Breaking. San Francisco, CA.
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2014
Ewert, Stephanie,  Sykes, Bryan L.,  Pettit, Becky . The degree of disadvantage: Incarceration and inequality in education. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 651, (1), 24-43.
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