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Corrections & Reentry

The correctional population in the United States includes adults under community supervision (on probation or parole), in state and federal prisons, and in local jails. Over the past three decades the correctional population has increased from approximately 1.8 million in 1980 to nearly 7 million in 2011, with the majority (70%) under the supervision of community corrections (probation or parole). During 2011, the number of persons under supervision of correctional authorities declined by 1.4%, marking the third consecutive year of decrease in the correctional population.[1]


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OJP Publications

Justice Assistance Grant Program, 2016, BJS, September 2016

Changing Nature of Correctional Visitation Can Video Visitation Provide the Same Benefits as In-Person Visits?, NIJ-Sponsored, September 2016

Safety, Health, and Wellness Strategic Research Plan - 2016-2021, NIJ, August 2016

National Survey of Prison Health Care: Selected Findings, BJS, July 2016

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, BJS, June 2016
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Are resources available on how correctional facilities can address the problem of prison rape?
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