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POMC's Parole Block Program
- Nearly 4.6 million adult men and women were on probation or parole at the end of 2000, an increase of almost 70,700 during the year.
- From 1999 to 2000 the probation and parole population increased 1.6%, less than the 3.6% average annual growth rate since 1990.
- Among offenders on probation, slightly more than half (52 percent) had been convicted for committing a felony, 46 percent for a misdemeanor, and 2 percent for other infractions. Seventy-six percent of probationers were being actively supervised at the end of 2000; 9 percent were inactive cases and 9 percent had absconded.
- Nearly all of the offenders on parole (97%) had been sentenced to incarceration of more than 1 year.
U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Vital Statistics
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