Forecasting Juvenile Correctional Populations in Texas

Research Report

Forecasting Juvenile Correctional Populations in Texas

July 17, 2002

Abstract

This report describes the process used by the Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council to develop the correctional projections that are used routinely by state officials to monitor current youth correctional capacity, to project future demand, and to assess the likely impact of proposed laws on the size of youthful offender populations.

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