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Probation and Parole in the United States, 2000

NCJ Number
Date Published
August 2001
6 pages
This press release announces the release of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Probation and Parole 2000 report providing a summary of the data highlighting the national increase in the correctional population during 2000.

Reports on the number of persons on probation and parole at yearend 2000 and compares the totals with yearend 1999 and 1990. It lists the number of parolees and probationers in each State, names the States with the largest and smallest parole and probation populations and the largest and smallest rates of community supervision, and identifies the States with the biggest increases. It also describes the race, sex, and Hispanic makeup of these populations and reports the percentages of parolees and probationers completing community supervision successfully or failing because of a rule violation or a new offense.

Date Published: August 1, 2001