TITLE

Foreign Inmates Around the World

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Corrections Compendium;Summer2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on growing number of foreign inmates in the U.S. jails and prisons and the cost being burdened on those jails due to this. It mentions that in 2011, the Bureau of Justice Statistic reported that 735,601 individuals were incarcerated in jails. It adds that the organization International Centre for Prison Studies indicated this situation has led to average cost of 8.2 million U.S. dollars per day, per inmate.
ACCESSION #
90232970

 

Related Articles

  • Misery Gets Company. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Mar2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p9 

    The article reports that according to a report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, a record 2.3 million Americans were behind bars in 2007. It is stated that the number includes about 780,000 people in local jails, 1.4 million in state prisons, and 200,000 in federal prison. It is also stated...

  • U.S. Prison Population Hits Record High: Report.  // Jet;05/08/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 22, p14 

    Focuses on the record high number of people, nearly 2 million, who were incarcerated in the United States in 1999, according to a US Justice Department Bureau of Justice Statistics report.

  • Maximum facility opens in Colorado.  // Corrections Today;Dec94, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p15 

    Reports on a high record of prisoners on parole and probation according to the United States Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).

  • Inter Alia. Leone, Lisa // Corrections Compendium;May/Jun2006, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p38 

    The article provides information on corrections in the United States. There is an increase in the number of inmates returning to prison a year after being released. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention reported a decrease in the rate of juvenile violent crimes in the country...

  • Annual Report on Prison Demographics Released by the DOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics Prisoners in 2008.  // Corrections Managers' Report;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p67 

    The article highlights the results of the survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics concerning the federal and state corrections. It found an increase number in prison population less than 1% prisoners from 2007 to 2008, however, 20 states reported a...

  • U.S. Correctional Population Dips Again.  // Criminal Justice Research Review;May/Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p82 

    The article focuses on a correctional census conducted by the U.S. federal government agency Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to measure the adult correctional population. It presents a chart showing adult residents supervised by the adult correctional system during 2001-2011. It discusses the...

  • Drug offenders in prison still on the rise. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;8/16/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 33, p5 

    Reports the increase of incarcerated drug felons in the United States. Inference to the report of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice and Statistics; Perspectives shared by Doug McVay on the issue; Issues and speculations relative to the drug law enforcement.

  • State and Federal Prisoners: Profiles of Inmate Characteristics in 1991 and 1997: GGD-00-117.  // GAO Reports;5/24/2000, p1 

    According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 1990 and 1998 the rate of incarceration in American prisons rose from 292 to 461 sentenced inmates for every 100,000 residents. During that same period, the number of prisoners rose from about 774,000 to about 1,302,00--an average annual...

  • Corrections.  // 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...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics