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Wisconsin

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Wisconsin has 72 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 79 jail and adult detention facilities,with a population of 12,150 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Wisconsin prison population was 22,975. The department manages 18 correctional institutions, 1 holds facilities and 16 correctional centers for adults and 2 schools for juveniles. The 2015-17 biennium agency budget request was $2.6 billion.

The Community Corrections System

As of Dec. 31, 2015, there were 46,144 adults on probation and 19,453 adults on parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
377
Violent Crime Rate: 
306
Property Crime Rate: 
1,974
Probationers: 
1,028
Parolees: 
434

Populations

Prison Population: 
22,975
Jail Population: 
12,150
Parole Population: 
19,453
Probation Population: 
46,144

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
18 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
79

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 37,994
Employee Positions: 
0