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An Examination of Criminal Justice Offenders in Pennsylvania (2013)

March 01, 2013  | Rural People and Communities

This study analyzed data from the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) to create a profile of rural and urban criminal justice offenders in Pennsylvania. The study also analyzed sentencing trends and examined treatment histories. It focused special attention on domestic violence, drug and sex crimes.

Tags:  sentencing , rural courts , criminal offenders , crime

Introducing the Center's new journal, Rural Policy: The Research Bulletin of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania.