Patterns of change over time in the Illinois adult prison population, 1941 to 1983
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Published by Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority in Chicago, Ill. (120 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago 60606) .
Written in English



  • Illinois


  • Prisoners -- Illinois -- Statistics -- Longitudinal studies.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 73.

Statementby Louise S. Miller.
ContributionsIllinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.
LC ClassificationsHV9475.I3 M54 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 73 p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3002059M
LC Control Number84621012

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Prison Population on Data Set Back to Department Data Department Data questions can be directed to Sharon Shipinski, Ph.D., Manager, Planning & Research at () ext.   Gov. Bruce Rauner has set an ambitious goal of cutting the prison rolls 25 percent by Illinois’ incarcerated population jumped from fewer . As the prison population grew, so did the institution itself. New additions were built from time to time and minor changes in the prisoners' daily routine took place. The inmates were fed in their cells until , when a central dining room was opened. The . In a statement, the Illinois Department of Corrections wrote that the estimate included in the report that the prison system was overcapacity by 17, inmates was “an outdated number.” The agency said they’ve been tasked with implementing reforms that would reduce the prison system’s population by 25 percent by

Note that over time, the ethnic and racial origins of interest to those collecting information on prison demographics have changed. Into the early decades of the 20 th century, these figures included counts of those who were “foreign born.” More recent demographic categories have included white, black, and Latino/Hispanic populations.   Admission rates for the demographically disaggregated groups changed over time, and the pattern of changes varied depending upon the group examined. There was a relatively small growth in the prison population from to , and over eighty-five percent of the growth could be explained by demographic changes.   Tracking State Prison Growth in 50 States. Briefing by Peter Wagner Tweet this Over the last three decades of the 20th century, the United States engaged in an unprecedented prison-building boom that has given our nation the highest incarceration rate in the world. SPRINGFIELD — Acting on an order from Gov. Bruce Rauner, a special committee is studying how to reduce Illinois' prison population by 25 percent over the next 10 years.

Book Published Chicago: Illinois Law Enforcement Commission, Patterns of change over time in the Illinois adult prison population, to Miller, Louise S. HVI3 M54 «. Prison admlsssion and releases, , NCJl,3/86 Examining recidivism, NCJ, 2/85 Returning to prison, NCJ, 11/84 Time served In prison, NCJ,6/84 Correctional populations In the U.S. , NCJ-l ,1/88 census of State adult correctional facilities, NCJ-l ,7/87 Hll!torlcal corrections statistics In the.   A change in mentality may also help reduce prison overcrowding. The current view is to punish offenders. Hank Green was approached to do a video on an issue he found important and he chose prison reform. In the video he does a breakdown and examines the prison system. Illinois prison population, – Figure 3. Admissions to Illinois state prison, FY – FY Figure 4. Drug offenders as percentage of Illinois state prison admissions, – Figure 5. Illinois adult population violator (technical and new crime) admissions.