This collection provides nationally representative data on
persons held prior to trial and on convicted offenders serving
sentences in local jails or awaiting transfer to state prisons. Data
cover individual characteristics of jail inmates, current offenses,
sentences and time served, criminal histories, jail activities,
conditions and programs, prior drug and alcohol use and treatment, and
health care services provided while in jail. Part 1, Numeric Data,
contains numeric data for all questions in the survey, while Part 2,
Alphanumeric Data, consists of non-numeric answers to the "Other,
Specify" selection available for some of the questions.
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, 2002 [United States]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-08-22. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04359.v2
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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Access to these data is restricted. Users interested in obtaining these data must complete a Restricted Data Use Agreement, specify the reasons for the request, and obtain IRB approval or notice of exemption for their research.
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