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Mississippi

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Mississippi has 82 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 97 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 13,390 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Mississippi prison population was 18,911. The Department operates 3 state prisons, 15 regional facilities, and contracts with 4 private prisons.

The Community Corrections System

The Mississippi Department of Corrections' Community Corrections Division supervised 31,485 probationers and 7,806 parolees on March 1, 2016.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
609
Violent Crime Rate: 
276
Property Crime Rate: 
2,834
Probationers: 
1,601
Parolees: 
371

Populations

Prison Population: 
18,911
Jail Population: 
13,390
Parole Population: 
7,806
Probation Population: 
31,485

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
18 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
97

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 17,177
Employee Positions: 
0