U.S. Department of Justice

Jails in Indian Country, 2011

Publication year: 2012 | Cataloged on: Jan. 16, 2013

Library ID

  • 026599

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  • 2012
  • 40 pages
Thumbnail preview ANNOTATION: Statistics and information regarding Indian country jails as of June 2011 are presented. Tables following the highlights from this report show: inmates, rated capacity, and percent of capacity occupied by facility, offense, conviction status, and sex; jails providing medical services; jails operating above 150% of capacity on their peak day; admissions and expected length of stay; jails with policies for screening inmates for HIV infection, hepatitis B and C, tuberculosis, mental health care, or suicide prevention; treatment, counseling, special programs, or education programs on or off facility grounds; and jails that provide work assignments. There was a 5.7% increase in inmates in Indian county jails between June 2010 and 2011 with fourteen of 80 Indian country jails holding 52% of the total inmate population. Expected length of stay is 5 days.
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