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Minnesota

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Minnesota has 87 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 76 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 6,400 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Minnesota prison population was 10,798. The Minnesota DOC employed 4,357 staff members at the beginning of FY2016.

The Community Corrections System

As of Dec. 31, 2015, there were 98,258 adults on probation. Minnesota does not have a parole board, rather it has instituted Determinant Sentencing with no time off for good behavior.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
196
Violent Crime Rate: 
243
Property Crime Rate: 
2,222
Probationers: 
2,328
Parolees: 
161

Populations

Prison Population: 
10,798
Jail Population: 
6,400
Parole Population: 
6,808
Probation Population: 
98,258

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
10 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
76

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 41,364
Employee Positions: 
4,357