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    Trends in Corrections – A Visual Tool

    Focusing on trends over the past several decades, The Sentencing Project has released a set of fifteen charts, Trends in U.S. Corrections , that provide a compilation of key developments in the criminal justice system. Among the issues featured in this collection are: Rate of incarceration from 1925 to 2010 International comparisons of incarceration rates Changes in the drug offender composition of prison populations over time Racial/ethnic disparities by gender in incarceration Increases in the...
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