This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.
This report sheds more light on women in the era of mass incarceration by tracking prison population trends since 1978 for all 50 states.
A review of nationwide prison management practices
This Master Facilities Confinement Study is a systemic criminal justice review commissioned by Montgomery County with the aim of establishing future bedspace requirements for the County’s correctional facilities and pre-release center.
Conditions in county jails that conform to the United States Constitution are a prerequisite for the legitimacy and integrity of the American justice system. Under the Eighth and 14th Amendments, jails have a duty to protect all people who are incarcerated, whether sentenced or pretrial.
Jail space is a limited and expensive resource, and while the Sheriff is responsible for managing the detention facility, overall jail usage is dictated by decisions largely outside his control.
Collection of official records on allegations and substantiated incidents of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual victimization in correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
This report presents “counts of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
This web page provides lists of resources related to local, state, and federal statistics. This page also includes applications, visual representations of data in various dashboards, data mapping utilities and other online tools available to the corrections community.
Key statistics are vital to corrections related research and provide crucial information to make informed decisions by the numbers.