West Virginia Prison Overcrowding Report

Group: West Virginia Division of Justice & Community Services

URL: http://www.djcs.wv.gov/grant-programs/wvccp/Documents/WV%20Prison%20Overcrowding%20Comm...

Description

In the pages that follow, the Governor’s Commission on Prison Overcrowding provides an overview of the current problem of prison overcrowding in West Virginia. This overview includes an analysis of the data collected by the Division of Corrections and an historical overview of the culture and social atmosphere that contribute to the problem. This report also presents some alternative paths out of the current crisis. Finally, it presents the Commission’s recommendations for action with the overall goal of public safety consistent with its core values. - See more at: http://www.ncjp.org/states/wv?vdt=glossary%7Cpage_6#Interactive Data

Tags

prison overcrowding, prison, population, overcrowding, mass incarceration, incarceration, prisons, corrections

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2009

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