Cook County Jail (via Shadowproof)
26 Aug 2019

The Number Of People Incarcerated In United States Is Far Higher Than 2.5 Million

The most popular statistic regarding the United States’ prison system is that there are 2.5 million people incarcerated. However, this figure significantly under-represents the number of people caged in this country each year.

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Visitation (Ed Schipul on Flickr)
22 Oct 2015

Report: States Should Make It Easier For Families To Visit Prisoners

Isolation is a defining characteristic of incarceration, but a growing body of research shows contact with family is essential to reducing recidivism.

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