Parity Issues in Criminal Justice

Project Lead: 
Ray Bynum
Project Description: 

In 2014, the Parity Issues study began the survey of  the US county sheriff department jails/ regional jails. The study began looking at the comparison of attrition rates between corrections officers and deputies in departments with parity/ without parity. Other factors, such as training replacement costs, was examined. Part I will be published in the Mar/ Apr 2016 edition of American Jails for the American Jail Association.

The second stage of the study compared the pay level of command staff in county sheriff departments with parity/ without parity.

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