In numbers

Every Wednesday, The Des brings you facts and information from the justice world that way you can articulate and understand the factual impact of American justice from courts to prison and money to healthcare.

new report exposes chronic mishandling of Baltimore police now in federal prison; murders are spiking, police solving them at a historic low; the death…
often making less than a dollar a day, the expenses of incarcerated people and their families far outweigh what they make, a study from the Prison…
a body of studies show that ties to family while incarcerated lead to less prison and jail returns after release, a new report from Prison Policy…
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1.8 million people were incarcerated in spring of 2021, the Vera Institute released an in-depth analysis of that data,The Des's highlights
there are clear barriers for women behind bars to be autonomous when it comes to their reproductive health, according to a study from the Prison Policy…
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Approximately 75 to 80 percent of all children and youth that need mental health services do not have access to them, according to a report from the…
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the benchmark for prisons to grant inmates assistance to obtain necessities for livelihood is extremely narrow and limiting, excluding a significant…
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