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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 81. Standards for Planning, Design, Construction, and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities
2/25/2020

6VAC15-81-170. Analysis of Criminal Justice and Inmate Population Data.

A. The needs assessment shall include an analysis of criminal justice and inmate population data as required by this chapter.

B. In order to evaluate the impact of the various criminal justice components on the jail population, the following data shall be provided for each locality participating in the needs assessment for the most recent five calendar years.

1. A table and an analysis of annual trends for the total adult arrests for Part A and B offenses from the latest edition of "Crime in Virginia" published by the Virginia State Police.

2. A table and an analysis of annual trends for the total adult arrests currently defined as "On View," "Taken into Custody," and "Summonses" and a comparison of these totals to those presented in subdivision 1 of this subsection. This data is available from the Research Unit of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

3. A table and an analysis of annual trends for process data from the Supreme Court of Virginia from the Magistrate Information System including the total number of:

a. Bonds.

b. Commitment orders - bail.

(1) Felony.

(a) Secured.

(b) Unsecured.

(c) Recognizance.

(d) Held without bail.

(e) Release by judicial officer to custody of responsible person or when accused is no longer intoxicated.

(2) Misdemeanor.

(a) Secured.

(b) Unsecured.

(c) Recognizance.

(d) Held without bail.

(e) Release by judicial officer to custody of responsible person or when accused is no longer intoxicated.

(3) Release orders.

4. A table and an analysis of annual trends for data from the State Compensation Board Local Inmate Data System (LIDS).

a. Total new "Pretrial Monthly Commitments" by month and by felony, and misdemeanor or ordinance violators for those awaiting trial. This report is available on the State Compensation Board website under "LIDS, the Forms Maintenance Menu" for individual jails or from any local pretrial services agency that currently serves the jail or jails in question.

b. Comparison and analysis of the total number of new "Pretrial Monthly Commitments" in subdivision 4 a of this subsection, with the total "Commitment Orders" in subdivision 3 b of this subsection.

c. A separate report of the total number of "Pretrial Commitments" in subdivision 4 a of this subsection above that were released for the following LIDS "Reason Release Codes":

(1) 19 - To bond.

(2) 49 - To pretrial service program.

d. Report of the total annual commitments "Serving Sentence" separately by misdemeanor and felony, for the following LIDS "Reason Confined Codes":

(1) 20 - Serving sentence.

(2) 29 - Weekend or nonconsecutive days.

(3) 26 - Work release.

e. Reports of the admissions in subdivision 4 d of this subsection, report the number released for the following LIDS "Release Reason":

(1) 16 - Time served.

(2) 33 - To Department of Corrections.

(3) 39 - Sentence served.

5. A table and an analysis of total average monthly adult ADP for the most recent 60 months by felony, misdemeanor, and ordinance violation categories for local responsible populations and for felony state responsible populations. Data is available from the State Compensation Board website under LIDS.

6. A table and an analysis of annual trends for identification of the following subpopulations separately:

a. The "overflow" population being held in another jail or jails.

b. The ADP help for:

(1) Federal authorities.

(2) Out-of-state authorities (non-state warrant).

(3) Other localities including payment agreements, courtesy holds for other localities, and exchange agreements. This does not include prisoners held in accordance with regional jail service agreements or jointly operated facilities.

(4) State responsible inmates held by agreement, jail contract bed or JCB or work release.

c. Localities currently without facilities can calculate the average daily population from total prisoner days reported for prisoners held for their locality by another jail or jails (use Federal Information Processing System Code in LIDS for specific locality or localities involved).

7. A table and an analysis of annual trends for total placements by felony and misdemeanor, where applicable, for the following services for each jurisdiction in the project served by the following agencies:

a. Agency.

(1) Pretrial service agency.

(2) Community based probation services agency.

(3) State adult probation and parole district office (probation cases only).

(4) Drug courts.

b. For pretrial and local community based probation services, the average daily caseload under supervision based on total supervision days.

c. For all other programs, the average of the total population under active supervision at the beginning and the end of the calendar or fiscal year.

d. For all programs and services:

(1) The total annual placements, where applicable, for misdemeanors and felony defendants and inmates.

(2) A description of each program including fiscal agent, administration and management, staffing, and annual budget or operating costs.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

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