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  • How much does it cost per day to house an inmate in a State prison?
    The cost per day to house an inmate is available in State Corrections Expenditures, FY 1982-2010, a ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 10, 2014

  • 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: June 29, 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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  • Through Their Eyes: How Prisoners Make Sense of Their Incarceration,  NIJ, March 2014, NCJ 244149.

  • PREA: What You Need to Know (Inmate Education Facilitator's Guide),  BJA-Sponsored, February 2014, NCJ 245427. (35 pages).

  • Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA),  BJA-Sponsored, January 2014, NCJ 245428.
    PDF (Instructor Manual)   PDF (Participant Manual)   PDF (Presentation Slides)    

  • Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities, 2009-11,  BJS, January 2014, NCJ 243904. (32 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009-11 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, January 2014, NCJ 244227. (60 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT   

  • Correctional Populations in the United States, 2012,  BJS, December 2013, NCJ 243936. (13 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

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