Prisoners in 2011 | BJS

Prisoners in 2011, E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., and William J. Sabol, Ph.D., BJS Statisticians

U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Bureau of Justice Statistics

“During 2011, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities declined by 0.9%, from 1,613,803 to 1,598,780 (figure 1). This decline represented the second consecutive year the prison population in the United States decreased…” [RESTOFSTORY]

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