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Thursday, May 15, 2014
BJS Report Shows Local Jail Population Declined From 2008 to 2013
The Bureau of
Justice Statistics has released a report that presents estimates of the number
of jail inmates at midyear 2013 by sex, race, Hispanic origin and conviction
status. Jail Inmates at
Midyear 2013 - Statistical Tables also provides estimates of
year-to-year changes between midyear 2000 and midyear 2013 in the number of
inmates held, average daily population, rated capacity of local jails and
percent of capacity occupied. More detailed breakouts by jurisdiction size
track changes between 2012 and 2013 in the number of inmates, number of
admissions and weekly turnover rate. For more information and to access the
report, go to http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=4988.