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Corrections & Reentry

The correctional population in the United States includes adults under community supervision (on probation or parole), in state and federal prisons, and in local jails. Over the past three decades the correctional population has increased from approximately 1.8 million in 1980 to nearly 7 million in 2011, with the majority (70%) under the supervision of community corrections (probation or parole). During 2011, the number of persons under supervision of correctional authorities declined by 1.4%, marking the third consecutive year of decrease in the correctional population.[1]



OJP Publications

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2015, OJJDP, March 2018

Jail Inmates in 2016, BJS, February 2018

Prisoners in 2016, BJS, January 2018

The National Institute of Justice's Evaluation of Second Chance Act Adult Reentry Courts: Lessons Learned About Reentry Court Program Implementation and Sustainability, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2018

Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018

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