September 2015
Criminal Justice Research Review;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
The article reports on the annual census of federal and state prisons released by U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics for 2013. Topics covered include the increase in the number of prisoners in the U.S., how the number of female inmates increased more than male, and the fewer juveniles in adult facilities.


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