Aktuelle Analyse zur Straffälligkeit von Kriegsveteranen in den USA: Eine Studie zu einem (vielleicht) auch bald in Europa anstehenden Problemfeld

Veterans in Prison and Jail, 2011–12 (NCJ 249144)

This report presents counts and rates of veterans in state and federal prison and local jail in 2011 and 2012. This report describes—

  • incarcerated veterans by demographic characteristics, military service, and disability and mental health status
  • current offense, sentencing, and criminal history characteristics by veteran status
  • combat experience associated with lifetime mental health disorders among incarcerated veterans.

Findings are based on data from the National Inmate Survey, conducted between February 2011 and May 2012. Data from previous BJS surveys of inmates in prison and jail are used to establish historical trends regarding incarcerated veterans.


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