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State and Federal Prisoners: Profiles of Inmate Characteristics in 1991 and 1997
GGD-00-117: Published: May 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the profiles of felons incarcerated in federal and state correctional facilities, focusing on: (1) the overall profiles for state and federal prison inmates in 1997; and (2) acomparison of 1991 and 1997 profiles to determine whether there were any changes in the overall profiles for state and federal inmates.GAO noted that: (1) in 19...
Federal and State Prisons: Inmate Populations, Costs, and Projection Models
GGD-97-15: Published: Nov 25, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1996.
GAO reviewed the trends in U.S. prison inmate populations and operating and capital costs since 1980, including projections for 2000 and beyond and the reasons for the trends and the models and methodologies used by federal and state corrections agencies and nongovernmental forecasting organizations to make these projections.GAO found that: (1) the total U.S. prison population grew from about 329,...