Recidivism Among Young Parolees: a Study of Inmates Released from Prison in 22 States, 1978

Metadata Updated: August 18, 2021

This study examines the criminal activities of a group of young offenders after their release from prison to parole supervision. Previous studies have examined recidivism using arrests as the principal measure, whereas this study examines a variety of factors, including length of incarceration, age, sex, race, prior arrest record, prosecutions, length of time between parole and rearrest, parolees not prosecuted for new offenses but having their parole revoked, rearrests in states other than the paroling states, and the nature and location of rearrest charges. Parolees in the 22 states covered in this study account for 50 percent of all state prisoners paroled in the United States in 1978.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: us-pd

Downloads & Resources


Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2021

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOJ JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 18, 2021
Publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier 276
Data First Published 1988-01-06T00:00:00
Language eng
Data Last Modified 1997-05-30T00:00:00
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 011:21
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id 321ed122-99f7-4fc2-ba40-a76f12d471c6
Harvest Source Id 3290e90a-116f-42fc-86ac-e65521ef3b68
Harvest Source Title DOJ JSON
Program Code 011:061
Publisher Hierarchy Office of Justice Programs > Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 9be769b61fd90abf59247d394b7ce96d4f421126
Source Schema Version 1.1

Didn't find what you're looking for? Suggest a dataset here.