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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: January 2, 2015

  • 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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Publications

  • In Brief: Examining the Changing Racial Composition of Three States' Prison Populations,  BJA-Sponsored, March 2015, NCJ 248690. (8 pages).
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  • Painting Correctional Institutions Green: How Using Green Technology Can Reduce Correctional Institution Costs,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2014, NCJ 248575. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Correctional Populations in the United States, 2013,  BJS, December 2014, NCJ 248479. (14 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Using Trauma-Informed Practices To Enhance Safety and Security in Women's Correctional Facilities,  BJA-Sponsored, May 2014, NCJ 247063. (23 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2012 - Statistical Tables,  BJS, October 2014, NCJ 247448. (42 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Prisoners in 2013,  BJS, September 2014, NCJ 247282. (32 pages).
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