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“The federal prison population has risen dramatically over the past few decades, as more people are sentenced to prison and for longer terms.
"The federal prison population has grown by 750 percent since 1980, resulting in rapidly increasing expenditures for incarceration and dangerous ov
This Special Report presents "a description of drug offenders in federal prison, including criminal history, demographics, gun involvement in the o
"Almost half of the 195,809 federally sentenced individuals in the Bureau of Prisons are serving time for drug trafficking offenses, but little is
"The federal prison system is by far the nation’s single largest jailer, with a total of 205,795 inmates at the beginning of October 2015.