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New Jersey

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

New Jersey has 21 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 22 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 15,235 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the New Jersey prison population was 20,489. The New Jersey Department of Corrections managed 12 facilities, with a budget of approximately $971 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of Dec. 31, 2015, there were 136,137 adults on probation and 15,180 adults on parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
228
Violent Crime Rate: 
255
Property Crime Rate: 
1,627
Probationers: 
1,949
Parolees: 
217

Populations

Prison Population: 
20,489
Jail Population: 
15,235
Parole Population: 
15,180
Probation Population: 
136,137

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
12 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
22

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 54,865
Employee Positions: 
0