FAQs

1. The Basics

2. General Data Collection FAQs

For the Reporting Year 2018, states are asked to submit three prison files:

  • Prison Admissions (Part A): one record for each admission of a sentenced offender to the state’s prison system during calendar year 2018.
  • Prison Releases (Part B): one record for each release of a sentenced offender from the state’s prison system during calendar year 2018.
  • Prison Custody (Part D): one record for each offender in the physical custody of the state’s prison system on December 31, 2018.
For the Reporting Year 2018, states are also asked to submit two post-confinement community supervision (PCCS) files:
  • Post Confinement Community Supervision Admissions (Part E): one record for each admission to post-confinement community supervisio during calendar year 2018.
  • Post Confinement Community Supervision Releases (Part F): one record for each release from post-confinement community supervision during calendar year 2018.

Complete instructions are available in the 2018 Data Request Instructions. Contact your Abt NCRP Site Liaison for a copy. 

3. Part A (Prison Admission) FAQs

4. Part B (Prison Release) FAQs

5. Part D (Prison Custody) FAQs

6. Part E (Post-Confinement Community Supervision Admissions) FAQs

7. Part F (Post-Confinement Community Supervision Releases) FAQs