Falling Prison Populations Alone Don’t Prove Decarceration, New Dataset Reveals
Jul 7, 2016

 Vera’s Incarceration Trends tool has been updated to include state-level incarceration data, including prison rates. Included in this resource are statistical data including the fact that some states have cut their prison populations but offset these decreases with rises in their jail populations. The tool can also help identify racial disparities for states and counties.

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