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Tennessee 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

Tennessee has 112 jails in 95 counties, with a jail population of approximately 26,630.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the Tennessee prison population was 28,203 located in 10 prisons, with a staff of 6,500 employees and budget of $976 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, Tennessee's community corrections population was 62,609 under probation and 12,092 under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
422
Violent Crime Rate: 
633
Property Crime Rate: 
2,854
Probationers: 
1,209
Parolees: 
234

Populations

Prison Population: 
28,203
Jail Population: 
26,630
Parole Population: 
12,092
Probation Population: 
62,609

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
10 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
112

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 24,532
Employee Positions: 
6,500
Prison Budget: 
$ 976,000,000