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RELEASE REASON (STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)

Data Element: RELEASE REASON (STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
Definition: A coded representation of the circumstance under which an inmate exits custody prior to the maximum expiration of a legal sentence.
Standard of Verification: Official Court Papers
Internal Documents
Documents from Other Agencies.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 3
Field Format: 3AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: 204 - Absconder
205 - Escapee
210 - Absconder In-Custody
211 - Absconder Deceased
220 - Conditional Release to Div. of Parole
221 - Conditional Release to U.S. Immigration
222 - Conditional Release to Local Agency
223 - Conditional Release to Another State
224 - Conditional Release to Federal Agency
230 - Paroled to Division of Parole
231 - Paroled to U.S. Immigration
232 - Paroled to Local Agency
233 - Paroled to Another State
234 - Paroled to Federal Agency
235 - Conditional Parole to Deportation Only
236 - Medical Parole
237 - Early Parole Division of Parole
238 - Early Parole Deportation
240 - Statutory Release
241 - Other Release (other agency or unspecified)
242 - Release - Erroneous Admission
245 - Temporary Release AWOL (Absent Without Leave)
246 - Release from Parole Supervision
247 - Merit Release to Parole
250 - Release to Court
270 - Merit Release to Immigration
271 - Merit Release to Locality
272 - Merit Release to Other State
273 - Merit Release to Federal
288 - Paper Parole Medical
289 - Paper Conditional Release to Local Agency
290 - Paper Conditional Release to Parole
288 - Paper Parole Medical
291 - Paper Parole to Division of Parole
292 - Paper Statutory Release
293 - Paper Maximum Expiration
296 - Paper Parole to Local Agency
297 - Paper Parole to Federal Agency
298 - Paper Release to Other Agency
Comments: Explanation of Code 242 (Release - Erroneous Admission): An inmate accepted in error
although there may be a valid reason for incarceration, a previous sentence imposed by another jurisdiction takes precedence.
The term "Paper" is used by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) to refer to admissions/releases where the inmate is not actually physically admitted or released. For example: an inmate reaches his Conditional Release Date while awaiting admission to DOCS as a violator.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 4/93
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 8/99