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  • Are resources available on how correctional facilities can address the problem of prison rape?
    Resources designed to assist correctional facilities in addressing the problem of prison rape includ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 29, 2015

  • Do you have any information on jail overcrowding and steps that can be taken to alleviate the problem?
    For information on jail overcrowding and steps that can be taken to alleviate the problem, please vi... Read More
    Last Updated: October 19, 2012

  • Where can I learn more about prison rape?
    Information on prison rape and sexual violence can be found in the National Institute of Justice (NI... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2013

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Publications

  • Assessing Inmate Cause of Death: Deaths in Custody Reporting Program and National Health Index,  BJS, April 2016, NCJ 249568. (5 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT   

  • Topical Working Group on the Use of Administrative Segregation in the U.S., October 22-23, 2015,  NIJ, August 2015, NCJ 249785.
    PDF (Meeting Notes)   PDF (Agenda and Participant List)   PDF (Presentations)    

  • Correctional Populations in the United States, 2014,  BJS, December 2015, NCJ 249513. (24 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Census of Jails: Population Changes, 1999-2013,  BJS, December 2015, NCJ 248627. (1 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Executive Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Disabilities Among Prison and Jail Inmates, 2011-12,  BJS, December 2015, NCJ 249151. (1 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Veterans in Prison and Jail, 2011-12,  BJS, December 2015, NCJ 249144. (1 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

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