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Incarceration in Local Jails and State Prisons (2015)

These fact sheets provide at-a-glance information about how many people are locked up in both state prisons and county jails and shows where the state stands on a variety of metrics, so that policymakers and the public can better determine where to target reforms.

In addition to calculating jail and prison incarceration trends, Vera researchers combined information about prisons and jails to produce a total incarceration ranking.

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