This report offers some much-needed clarity by piecing together the data about this country’s disparate systems of confinement. It provides a detailed look at where and why people are locked up in the U.S., and dispels some modern myths to focus attention on the real drivers of mass incarceration and overlooked issues that call for reform.
Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2022
Author(s): Wendy Sawyer and Peter Wagner
Publisher: Prison Policy Initiative
Publication Date: 3/14/2022