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Missouri 2017

Year: 
2017

The Jail System

Missouri has 117 jails in 115 counties. The total jail population in 2017 is unavailable.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2017, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of State of Missouri correctional authorities was 32,564 located in 21 state prisons.  The Missouri Department of Corrections had a staff of 11,000 employees and budget of $726 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2017, the Missouri community corrections population was 40,628 under probation and 15,218 under parole.

Methodology

The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.

The statistics for budgets, employee positions, and state prison facilities data comes from state departments of corrections (DOCs), other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.

The data on prison population and incarcerate rate come from the Prisoner in 2017 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). That report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.  

The number of counties per state comes from the United States Census Bureau.

Current jail population by state is unavailable. The most recent census was conducted by BJS in 2014.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
532
Violent Crime Rate: 
530
Property Crime Rate: 
2,833

Populations

Prison Population: 
32,564
Parole Population: 
15,218
Probation Population: 
40,628

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
21 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
117

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 21,480
Employee Positions: 
11,000
Prison Budget: 
$ 726,165,192