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Service provider organisation—number of escapes (Juvenile Justice), total N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNumber of escapes (Juvenile Justice)
Synonymous names:Help on this termEscapes from secure perimeter; Escapes from legal custody.
METeOR identifier:Help on this term342792
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 14/09/2009 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this term

The total number of successful incidences of escape from the agency or organisation.

Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—number of escapes

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Proposed unit of measure:Help on this termEscapes

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Guide for use:Help on this term

This data standard should count the total number of successful escapes in a set 12 month period.This is a count of the number of individuals involved in an incident of escape. For example, if three people escape in one incident, this will be counted as three. In addition, if an individual escapes multiple times, they should be counted for each escape.

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This data standard is implemented two times in the Juvenile Justice NMDS. It is collected for the following items:

Number of escapes from secure perimeter
• the total number of successful escapes from within a secure perimeter of a remand/detention centre by clients who are under the supervision of the centre;
Note: escapes whilst on leave or whilst in transportation should not be included in this count.

Number of escapes from other legal custody
• the total number of successful escapes from legal custody (other than from within the secure perimeter of a remand/detention centre) by clients who are under direct, physical supervision of the centre.
Note: escapes whilst on escorted leave should be included.

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Escapes are of interest to jurisdictions as one possible indicator of the effectiveness of centres.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

National Corrections Advisory Group 1999. National Corrections Advisory Group Data Collection Manual 1998-99. Canberra. Viewed 10 November 2006, <>

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Has been superseded by Service provider organisation—number of escapes, total N[NN] Community Services (retired), Standard 14/09/2009

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Juvenile Justice NMDS 2007 Community Services (retired), Superseded 19/05/2010

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