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People in Prison 2017

This report from the Vera Institute of Justice provides information collected directly from states and the federal Bureau of Prisons to estimate the number of people in prison at the end of 2017.

National Institute of Corrections Drug-Free Prison Zone Project: Evaluation Component for Each of Eight State Sites: Final Report

Results from projects implementing new strategies for drug interdiction within an institutional setting are presented. This compilation includes findings from final evaluation reports provided by Maryland, California, Kansas, New York, and Florida.

Evidence-Based Practice: Principles for Enhancing Correctional Results in Prisons

This paper will provide prison staff with information to enhance their mananagement of female prisons.

Prison Inmates' Prerelease Application for Medicaid: Take-up Rates in Oregon

This report examines whether enrollment in Medicaid prior to release from prison succeeds in generating health insurance coverage after release.

U.S. Prison Population Trends 1999-2014: Broad Variation Among States in Recent Years

A comparative analysis of U.S. Prison Population Trends 1999-2014 reveals broad variation in nationwide incarceration trends across states.      

World Prison Population List|Eleventh Edition

World Prison Population List|Eleventh Edition

Prisons and Disasters

This study seeks to understand why prisons can be unprepared for emergencies and identifies policy recommendations and corrective actions.

A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt, and Bail Practices [Webinar]

This webpage provides access to materials from a two-day DOJ/White House event on " A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt and Bail Practices.”

The Reentry of Formerly Incarcerated Persons: Key Accomplishments, Challenges, and Future Directions; A Report on the National Reentry Symposium: Promising Practices and Future Directions

A summary of the DOJ, BOP and NIC's co-sponsored National Reentry Symposium: Promising Practices and Future Directions from September 2015.

Correctional Populations In The United States, 2014

This report presents statistics on persons supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States in 2014, for state or federal prison or jail.

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