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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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Federal Justice Statistics, 2013-2014, BJS, March 2017
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Federal Justice Statistics, 2013 - Statistical Tables, BJS, March 2017
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Federal Justice Statistics, 2014 - Statistical Tables, BJS, March 2017
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Reflections on Colorado's Administrative Segregation Study, NIJ, March 2017
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Hidden Consequences: The Impact of Incarceration on Dependent Children, NIJ, March 2017
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