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Behind County Bars

February 18, 1988|Gail Buchalter

The population of county jails has more than doubled in this decade while the number of juveniles in county detention facilities has increased by 41%

Adult Jails

In thousands

81-82 82-83 83-84 84-85 85-86 86-87 87-88 10,076 12,066 13,633 15,836 18,171 19,583 21,813

Juvenile Halls

In thousands

81-82 82-83 83-84 84-85 85-86 86-87 87-88 1,353 1,572 1,566 1,588 1,760 1,893 1,909

Reflects projections for 1987 - 1988 .

Source: County of Los Angeles Budget-In-Brief

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