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New York

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

New York has 58 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 75 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 26,950 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the New York prison population was 51,727. The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision operates 54 state facilities. As of January 1, 2017, the Department employed a facility security staff of 19,250.

The Community Corrections System

As of Dec. 31, 2015, there were 100,996 adults on probation. The New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's Division of Parole currently supervises approximately 45,000 parolees.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
260
Violent Crime Rate: 
380
Property Crime Rate: 
1,604
Probationers: 
646
Parolees: 
285

Populations

Prison Population: 
51,727
Jail Population: 
26,950
Parole Population: 
45,000
Probation Population: 
100,996

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
54 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
74

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 60,076
Employee Positions: 
19,250