This report examines the major reduction in the number of teenagers committed to juvenile facilities in this century and public safety impacts.
The Sentencing Project (Washington, DC)
A comparative analysis of U.S. Prison Population Trends 1999-2014 reveals broad variation in nationwide incarceration trends across states.
This fact sheet reveals broad variation in nationwide incarceration trends up through 2013.
This briefing paper provides an overview of racial disparities in the criminal justice system and a framework for remedying these disparities.
This brief explains how DMC in the juvenile justice system is measured and takes a close look at drug offenses, property crimes, and status offenses.
This report establishes that skewed racial perceptions of crime have bolstered harsh and biased criminal justice policies.
Three states – New York, NewJersey, and California – have achieved prison population reductions in the range of 25%. They have also seen their crime rates generally decline at a faster pace than the national average.
Report of The Sentencing Project to the United Nations Human Rights Committee: Regarding Racial Disparities in the United States Criminal Justice System
This report chronicles the racial disparity that permeates every stage of the United States criminal justice system, from arrest to trial to sentencing.
This is set of charts show a wide range of correctional trends, such as jails, prisons, inmate populations, and incarceration rates.
This report investigates the trends and explores the growth of for-profit prison privatizations across the globe.