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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

Shackled to Debt: Criminal Justice Financial Obligations and the Barriers to Reentry They Create, NIJ, January 2017

Identifying the Needs and Challenges of Criminal Justice Agencies in Small, Rural, Tribal, and Border Areas, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Building Trust and Legitimacy Within Community Corrections, NIJ, December 2016

Mortality in State Prisons, 2001-2014 - Statistical Tables, BJS, December 2016

Mortality in Local Jails, 2001-2014 - Statistical Tables, BJS, December 2016

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