Annual Survey of Jails: Jurisdiction-Level Data, 2006 (ICPSR 20368)

Published: Jul 27, 2007 View help for published

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20368.v1

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This collection provides annual data on jail populations across the nation and examines the "spillover" on local jails resulting from the dramatic growth in federal and state prison populations. These data are used to track growth in the number of jails and their capacities nationally, changes in the demographics of the jail population (including sex, race, and adult or juvenile status), supervision status of persons held, prevalence of crowding issues, and a count of non-United States citizens within the jail population.

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Annual Survey of Jails: Jurisdiction-Level Data, 2006. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-07-27. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20368.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
2005-07-01 -- 2006-06-30
2006-06 -- 2006-11

Based on information from the 2005 Census of Jails, a sample of jail jurisdictions was selected for the 2006 survey. The sample included public and private jails in 874 selected jail jurisdictions including 63 regional jails. A stratified random sample of county or city jurisdictions was stratified by average daily population (ADP) as reported by the 2005 Census of Jails. Large jails and regional jails were included in the sample with certainty.

All jail jurisdictions (i.e., counties, municipalities, boroughs, etc.) identified through the 2005 Census of Jails.

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2007-07-27

2007-07-27

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. ANNUAL SURVEY OF JAILS: JURISDICTION-LEVEL DATA, 2006. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR20368-v1. 2007. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 2007-07-27. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20368.v1

2007-07-27 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:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.