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Annual Probation Survey, 2008

Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, survey data
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Annual Probation Survey Series
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Free Keywords
criminal justice system; offenses; probation; probationers; sentencing
  • Abstract

    The 2008 Annual Probation Survey provides a count of the total number of persons supervised on probation on January 1 and December 31, 2008, and a count of the number of persons entering and exiting probation supervision during 2008. The survey also provides counts of the number of probationers by certain characteristics, such as gender, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, offense, and supervision status. The survey covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the federal system.
  • 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: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Annual Probation Survey, 2008
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-01-01 / 2008-12-31
    Time period: 2008-01-01--2008-12-31
  • 2008-12 / 2009-02
    Collection date: 2008-12--2009-02
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Adult probationers, regardless of conviction status, who have been placed under the supervision of a probation agency as part of a court order between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2008. Smallest Geographic Unit: jurisdiction
Collection Mode
  • mail questionnaire

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 34319 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR34319.v1
  • Maruschak, Laura, Glaze, Lauren, Bonczar, Thomas. Adults on Probation, Federal and State-by-State, 1977-2012. Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2013.
    • ID:ⅈd=2026 (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-16

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (2013): Annual Probation Survey, 2008. Archival Version. Annual Probation Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.