Survey of Inmates in Local Jails Series
Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics
Formerly Survey of Jail Inmates.
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.