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Massachusetts 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

Massachusetts has 19 jails in 14 counties, with a jail population of approximately 10,350.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the Massachusetts prison population was 9,403 located in 16 prisons with a budget of $615 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, the Massachusetts community corrections population was -- under probation and -- under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
156
Violent Crime Rate: 
377
Property Crime Rate: 
1,561
Probationers: 
1,133
Parolees: 
34

Populations

Prison Population: 
9,403
Jail Population: 
10,350
Parole Population: 
1,851
Probation Population: 
61,789

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
16 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
19

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 47,102
Employee Positions: 
5,059
Prison Budget: 
$ 615,000,000