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Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census, 1973

Version
v3
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 3 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Census of Public and Private Juvenile Detention, Correctional, and Shelter Facilities Series
Publication Date
1984-03-18
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; correctional facilities; crime; criminal justice system; juvenile delinquency
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey provides information on the characteristics and administration of juvenile detention and correctional facilities. Six types of facilities are covered in this study: (1) detention centers, (2) shelters, (3) reception or diagnostic centers, (4) ranches, forestry camps, and farms, (5) halfway houses and group homes, and (6) training schools. Survey items include facility capacity, number of full-and part-time staff, number of admissions and discharges, average quarterly population, and expenditures by the facility. Data for facility residents include age and sex, and average length of stay.
  • Methods

    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: Standardized missing values.; Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972 / 1973
    Time period: 1972--1973
  • Collection date: 1973
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Residential facilities operated by state and local governments as juvenile detention and correctional facilities that were in operation at the time the census was initiated (November 1973), had been in operation at least a month prior to the primary census reference date (June 30, 1973), and had a resident population of at least 50 percent juveniles.
Collection Mode
  • self-enumerated questionnaire

Note
2008-06-04 The data file was updated to include ready-to-go files, and the ASCII codebook was converted to PDF format.2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.1996-11-21 SAS and SPSS data definition statements are now available for this collection. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7639 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07639.v2
Publications
  • Smith, Bradford. Children in custody: 20-year trends in juvenile detention, correctional, and shelter facilities. Crime and Delinquency.44, (4), 526-543.1998.
    • ID: 10.1177/0011128798044004004 (DOI)
  • Steketee, Martha Wade, Willis, Deborah Alice, Schwartz, Ira M.. Juvenile Justice Trends, 1977-1987. NCJ 123216, Ann Arbor, MI: Center for the Study of Youth Policy, University of Michigan. 1989.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Photocopy/123216NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • Williamson, Georgia Laverne. Commitment Decisions in the Juvenile Justice System: Results and Implications for the Female Delinquent. Dissertation, University of Georgia. 1982.
  • (author unknown). Children in Custody: Advance Report on the Juvenile detention and Correctional Facility Census of 1972-73. NCJ 19226, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service. 1975.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/19226NCJRS.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (1984): Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census, 1973. Version 3. Census of Public and Private Juvenile Detention, Correctional, and Shelter Facilities Series. Version: v3. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07639.v3