alternative methods to incarceration

March 13, 2018

Department of Justice reports high jail capacity despite declining incarceration rate

According to a recent U.S. Department of Justice report analyzing 2016 jail incarceration rates, nearly 20 percent of jails in 2016 were operating at or above 100 percent of their rated capacity, or the maximum number of beds assigned to a jail by an official rating. The report also found […]