The Jail System
Georgia has 159 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 143 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 41,750 inmates.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2015, the Georgia prison population was 52,193. For FY2015, the Georgia Department of Corrections employed over 10,000 staff members, with a budget of approximately $1,201 million.
The Community Corrections System
The Georgia Department of Community Supervision oversees approximately 180,000 felony offenders.