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Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country, 2014

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country Series
Publication Date
2016-01-25
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
Alaskan Natives; correctional facilities; correctional system; corrections management; jail inmates; jails; Native Americans; population characteristics
Description
  • Abstract

    The purpose of the Survey of Jails in Indian Country is an enumeration of all known adult and juvenile facilities -- jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), United States Department of the Interior. For the purpose of this collection, Indian country includes reservations, pueblos, rancherias, and other Native American and Alaska Native communities throughout the United States. The survey collects data on the number of adults and juveniles held on the last weekday in June 2014, type of offense, average daily population in June, most crowded day in June, admissions and releases in June, number of inmate deaths and suicide attempts, rated capacity, and jail staffing.
  • 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: Created variable labels and/or value labels.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 2014
  • Collection date: 2014
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All known adult and juvenile facilities -- jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities in Indian country operated by tribal authorities or by the United States Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in 2014. Smallest Geographic Unit: city
Collection Mode
  • self-enumerated questionnaire, telephone interview

Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 36352 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2016-01-25 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2016-01-25

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016): Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country, 2014. Version 1. Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36352.v1