Bureau of Justice Statistics. (Spring 1993). "Prisoners in 1992 (A BJS Report)."
Alaska Justice Forum 10(1): 2-4. This article describes federal and state correctional populations as of the end of
1992 and discusses possible reasons for the increased rates of incarceration from
the previous year. There were 883,593 prisoners under state or federal juridiction
at yearend 1992, an increase of 7.2 percent over 1991 figures. Based on the BJS report
"Prisoners in 1992," NCJ-141874.
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For later information from the Bureau of Justice Statistics on jail inmates in the
U.S., see Bureau of Justice Statistics: State and Federal Prisoners and Prison Facilities.