The Jail System
Indiana has 77 jails in 92 counties. The jail population in 2020 was 20,880.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2020, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of the State of Indiana correctional authorities was 23,944 located in 18 state prisons and held in custody of private prisons or local jails. Indiana operated facilities had a staff of 6,473 employees and a budget of $37.7 billion.
The Community Corrections System
As of December 31, 2020, Indiana community corrections population was 99,763 under probation and 6,136 under parole.
The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.
The statistics for budgets, employee positions, and state prison facilities data come from state departments of corrections, other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.
The data on prison population and incarcerate rate come from the Prisoners in 2020 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
The number of counties per state comes from the United States Census Bureau.