Adult Correctional Services (ACS)

Admission in correctional services, count

Admission refers to the entry of a person within a group or the beginning of a new status.

Correctional services refers to a program with two main goals:

1. To ensure community safety by detaining or otherwise managing those who may have harmed other people's interests.

2. To help offenders safely and successfully reintegrate into the community.

These programs consist of custodial services (e.g. sentenced custody and remand) and community supervision services (e.g. probation and parole).

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Whole number
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