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Delaware 2019

Year: 
2019

The Prison System and The Jail System

Delaware 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 Delaware correctional authorities was 3,735 located in 4 state facilities. The Delaware Department of Corrections had a staff of 2,412 employees and a budget of $328.4 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2019, Delaware community corrections population was 13,010 under probation and 362 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 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.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
382
Violent Crime Rate: 
423
Property Crime Rate: 
2,252
Probationers: 
1,679
Parolees: 
47

Populations

Prison Population: 
3,735
Parole Population: 
362
Probation Population: 
13,010

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
4 facilities

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 57,099
Employee Positions: 
2,412
Prison Budget: 
$328,400,000