The Prison System and The Jail System
Connecticut has a unified system which means there is an integrated state-level prison and jail system. There are six states with unified systems. They are: Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
As of December 31, 2019, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of State of Connecticut correctional authorities was 8,751 located in 14 state facilities and held in the custody of private prisons. The Connecticut Department of Corrections had a budget of $648,743,933.
The Community Corrections System
As of December 31, 2019, Connecticut community corrections population was 36,475 under probation and 3,651 under parole.
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 come from state departments of corrections, 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 2019 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The 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.