Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-100-001-1-1-USA-ICPSR-1995

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: National justice agency list, 1995.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 6726

Date Accessioned: 1/20/1997

Number of Files Received: 17

Comments: This CD-ROM [ICPSR PCD96003] contains recently released new data collections from the ICPSR. Beginning in 1996, ICPSR started periodic production and distribution to Official Representatives of CD-ROMs containing copies of data collections that have been recently acquired and released. Collections, or parts thereof, that are either too large or problematic for the CD-ROM media may not be included. Each collection included on this CD-ROM resides in its own subdirectory. In addition to the collection subdirectories, there are two other subdirectories used to organize information files on this and other Periodic Release CD-ROMs: \INFO and \INDEXES.

Access Status: Access restricted to U.W. Madison campus

Date Ordered: 1/20/1997

Documentation: Machine-readable; typically includes codebook and/or SAS, SPSS data definition statements.

Abstract: The National Justice Agency List is a master name and address file created and maintained by the Census Bureau for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The 1995 data provide information on 11 separate sectors of criminal justice agencies. Every sector file has variables containing the names and addresses of agencies in that sector and information relevant only to the agencies within the sector. The following files comprise the collection: Part 1 -- Public Defender Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 2 -- Law Enforcement Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 3 -- Courts: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 4 -- Probation and Parole Agencies: Variables include type of agency. Part 5 -- Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of facility, sex of residents, and resident population. Part 6 -- Local Adult Corrections Agencies: Variables include number of female inmates, number of male inmates, type of facility, and average daily population of inmates. Part 7 -- State Adult Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of institution, average daily population of inmates, and sex of inmates. Part 8 -- Federal Adult Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of facility, average daily population of inmates, and sex of inmates. Part 9 -- Other Justice Agencies: Variables include type of agency. Part 10 -- Prosecution and Civil Attorney Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 11 -- Federal and Indian Tribal Agencies: Variables include type of justice sector.

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