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Census of Local Jails, 1988: Volume V. Data for Individual Jails in the West

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Date Published
September 1991
Publication Series
This report presents detailed statistics on individual jails in 12 western States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Data were gathered by mail by the United States Bureau of the Census for all locally administered jails that held inmates beyond arraignment and that were staffed by municipal or county employees. Eight jails that were privately operated under contract for local governments were also included. The data cover capacity, court orders and consent decrees, the detention status of inmates, average daily population, facility size, race/ethnicity of inmates, inmates held for other authorities, and annual inmate movements. The statistics also cover inmate deaths, jail detention authority, confinement unit space, facility age and planned changes, staff characteristics, expenditures, work release, weekend sentences, other alternative programs, and medical facilities. Data tables

Date Published: September 1, 1991