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ADMISSION REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
|Data Element:||ADMISSION REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)|
|Definition:||The most serious reason for incarcerating an inmate committed or remanded to the custody of a county sheriff or local corrections department by any of the courts within that county or New York City. Each booking number/admission number equals one admission.*|
|Standard of Verification:||Official Court Papers
Local Correctional Release Commission Papers.
|Tables / Codes:||SENTENCED**
01 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
02 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
03 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
04 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
05 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
06 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
18 - Sentenced on Other Conviction
19 - Sentenced, Initial Entry
Unknown Type or Level
21 - Detained, Felony Charge
22 - Detained, Violation of Probation
23 - Detained, Violation of Local Conditional Release
24 - Detained, Misdemeanor Charge
25 - Detained, Violation Charge
26 - Detained, Infraction Charge
27 - Detained, Civil Offense
38 - Detained, Other Charge
39 - Detained, Reason Unknown
|Comments:||The table is ranked in order of seriousness.
For a first admission in a continuous period of incarceration this would be the same as the ENTRY REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM).
The term "Local Correctional System" does not include City, Town and Village lock-ups or police precincts.
*Admissions to county correctional facilities reflect as close as possible one individual to one admission. However, there are instances where one individual would be recorded as a county admission more than once during a continuous period of in- carceration. The admission event is defined by the recording agency and is outlined in the manual Annual Report Guidelines for County Correctional Facilities. The Guidelines Manual was developed in a joint effort between the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Commission of Correction effective January 1, 1989.
**The phrase "Sentenced, Initial Entry" refers to an initial entry, sentenced prior to admission.
See also: ENTRY REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
|Page Info:||DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 4/93|