The Jail System
Arkansas has 75 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 74 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 8,610 inmates.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2015, the Arkansas prison population was 17,707. In FY2015, the Arkansas Department of Corrections operating expenditures were $337 million.
The Community Corrections System
The Department of Community Correction supervised 23,518 parolees and 30,547 probationers during FY2016.