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Rhode Island

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Rhode Island has a combined prison-jail system.

The Prison System

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections is a unified system, there are no county jails. The Department operates seven housing facilities and employs 1,400 people. As of December 31, 2015, the Rhode Island prison population was 3,248.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 2014, 24,393 offenders were under Adult Probation and Parole, with 8,447 under active supervision.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
204
Violent Crime Rate: 
243
Property Crime Rate: 
1,898
Probationers: 
2,822
Parolees: 
51

Populations

Prison Population: 
3,248
Jail Population: 
0
Parole Population: 
8,447
Probation Population: 
24,393

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
7 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
0

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 49,133
Employee Positions: 
1,400