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Preventing Jail Crowding: A Practical Guide

Accession Number: 016720
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An explanation on how to use the jail population analysis formula is offered. This paper looks at: the sources of jail crowding; the dynamics that create changes in jail occupancy levels; swings in jail occupancy levels; a jail population analysis system; reducing the inmate population in a crowded jail; policy choices; and the key to preventing crowding.

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Publication Year: 
2002
Edition: 
2nd Edition
Length: 
12 p.
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