Evaluation of the Los Angeles County Regimented Inmate Diversion (RID) Program, 1990-1991 [electronic resource] / James Austin, Michael Jones, Melissa Bolyard

Format
Data file
Language
English
Εdition
ICPSR ed
Published/​Created
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994.
Description
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements

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Use of these data are restricted to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff for non-commercial statistical analysis and research purposes only.
Summary note
This data collection documents an evaluation of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Regimented Inmate Diversion (RID) program conducted with male inmates who were participants in the program during September 1990-August 1991. The evaluation was designed to determine whether county-operated boot camp programs for male inmates were feasible and cost-effective. An evaluation design entailing both process and impact components was undertaken to fully assess the overall effects of the RID program on offenders and on the county jail system. The process component documented how the RID program actually operated in terms of its selection criteria, delivery of programs, length of participation, and program completion rates. Variables include demographic/criminal data (e.g., race, date of birth, arrest charge, bail and amount, sentence days, certificates acquired, marital status, employment status, income), historical state and county arrest data (e.g., date of crime, charge, disposition, probation time, jail time, type of crime), boot camp data (e.g., entry into and exit from boot camp, reason for exit, probation dates, living conditions, restitution order), drug history data (e.g., drug used, frequency, method), data on drug tests, and serious incidence data. The impact data were collected on measures of recidivism, program costs, institutional behavior, and RID's effect on jail crowding.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/06236.xml
Notes
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Type of data
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS data definition statements + SPSS data definition statements
Geographic coverage
California, Los Angeles, United States
Funding information
U.S. Department of Justice. National Institute ofJustice. 90-DD-CX-0055
System details
Mode of access: Intranet.
Methodology note
  • Data source: Data were downloaded from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's automated data system, key-entered from a list of the Hacienda La Puenta Unified School District, and key-entered from a list provided by the Regimented Inmate Diversion (RID) Program. The state and county arrest data were directly key-entered from rap sheets. The boot camp data came from the RID Data Sheet, the Risk Assessment instrument, and the Probation Follow-Up instrument. The drug history data and drug test data came from the Probation Follow-Up instrument. The serious incidence data were key-entered from a list provided by RID personnel.
  • Data source: self-enumerated questionnaires, key-entered data, and data downloaded from the Los Angeles Sheriff's automated data system
  • Universe: Male inmates of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Regimented Inmate Diversion Program.
Contents
Part 1: Data File; Part 2: SAS Data Definition Statements
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