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Mortality in State Prisons, 2001-2014 - Statistical Tables

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MORTALITY RATE AMONG STATE PRISONERS WAS STABLE FROM 2013 TO 2014 BUT INCREASED AMONG FEDERAL PRISONERS AND LOCAL JAIL INMATES

WASHINGTON – In 2014, a total of 3,483 inmates died in...

Jails in Indian Country, 2014

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THE INDIAN COUNTRY JAIL POPULATION INCREASED 4 PERCENT BETWEEN 2013 AND 2014

WASHINGTON – An estimated 2,380 inmates were confined in Indian country jails at midyear 2014, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. This represented a 4...

Use of Restrictive Housing in U.S. Prisons and Jails, 2011-12

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NEARLY 20 PERCENT OF PRISON AND JAIL INMATES SPENT TIME
IN SEGREGATION OR SOLITARY CONFINEMENT IN 2011–12

WASHINGTON – Nearly 20 percent of state and federal prison inmates and 18 percent of local jail inmates had spent time in...

Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2013 - Statistical Tables

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DEATHS IN LOCAL JAILS AND STATE PRISONS INCREASED FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

WASHINGTON – For the third consecutive year the number of inmates who died in state prisons and local jails...