Wisconsin’s Prison Population Declines After 150 Years


(01/03/2011)
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has reported a sustained decline in the state’s prison population after more than a century-and-a-half.

Conn. Inmate Population Could Hit 5-Year Low


(12/28/2010)
Policy analysts in Connecticut say ongoing efforts to combat recidivism and treat nonviolent offenders in community settings should push the state’s prison population to a five-year low.

Population Report


(04/15/2010)
The number of state prison inmates decreased for the first time in almost 40 years, while the federal inmate population peaks.

Prison and Jail Inmate Population Growth Slows


(01/05/2010)
The corrections population in the United States increased by less than 1 percent during 2008, the smallest annual increase in almost a decade, according to the most recent federal statistics.