National Corrections Reporting Program, 1987 (ICPSR 9402)

Published: Apr 23, 2010

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09402.v3

Version V3

This study was conducted to provide a consistent and comprehensive description of convicted persons' entrance into and departure from correctional custody and correctional supervision. To accomplish this goal, data were gathered from official state prison records on topics such as race, sex, and age of inmates, length of time in jail, length of time in prison, and type of offense committed. The data were collected from the state prison systems of 35 states, as well as the Federal Prison System and the California Youth Authority, and the District of Columbia.

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Corrections Reporting Program, 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-04-23. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09402.v3

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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.

1987

1987-01-01 -- 1987-12-31

The codebook has some irreparable right column truncation.

Conducted by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

All people incarcerated in 35 state prisons (plus federal prisons, the California Youth Authority, and the District of Columbia) in 1987.

All persons incarcerated in prisons in the United States.

official prison records of prisoner population movement

administrative records data

event/transaction data

survey data

1991-10-23

2010-04-23

2010-04-23 The entire NCRP series is being re-released in restricted format.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 6 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 5 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 4 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

1997-08-01 The data have been checked for wild or invalid codes, and the codebook and SAS and SPSS data definition statements now document these codes. In addition, the codebook is now available as a PDF file only, and the variable and value labels have been expanded. The appendix to the codebook, previously Part 5, is now part of the codebook, and the SAS and SPSS data definition statement files have been renumbered as a result.

1991-10-23 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:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

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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.