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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: May 2, 2016

  • 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)    

  • Administrative Segregation in U.S. Prisons,  NIJ, March 2016, NCJ 249749.
    PDF   

  • Administrative Segregation in U.S. Prisons Executive Summary,  NIJ, March 2016, NCJ 249750.
    PDF   

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

  • Painting Correctional Institutions Green: How Using Green Technology Can Reduce Correctional Institution Costs,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 249542. (4 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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