The Jail System
Mississippi has 89 jails in 82 counties, with a jail population of approximately 13,390.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2016, the Mississippi prison population was 19,192 located in 3 prisons, with a staff of 3,039 employees and budget of $374 million.
The Community Corrections System
As of December 31, 2016, Mississippi's community corrections population was -- under probation and -- under parole.