May, 2015 | Prison Inmate Search

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Our Jails are Misused

American Jails affect more Americans than our federal and state prisons. According to the Vera Institute of Justice’s report, “Incarceration’s Front Door:The Misuse of Jails in America,” our 3,000 jails have daily 731,000 inmates. Although the federal and state prisons have about 1,500,000 inmates during any given year, annual admissions to jails are almost 12 […]

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The Crisis of Aging Inmates

Many elderly inmates are now in their 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The release of these inmates, many who were imprisoned for non-violent crimes and/or drug possession would not constitute a danger to their communities. A fiscal analysis by the ACLU ¬†found that states would save approximately $66,000 a year for each elderly inmate released from […]

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