April 27, 2005
1 Out of 138 U.S. Residents in Prison
- 1 of every 138 U.S. residents are in jail.
- The prison population grew by 900 inmates per week between 2003 and 2004.
- 8,000 more prisoners were admitted to federal prisons than were released.
- 2.1 million people are housed in our prisons and jails."
Story here. [Mark Godsey]
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