State Comparison of Life Sentence Inmates

Group: Massachusetts Department of Correction

URL: http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/doc/research-reports/comparisonoflifesentencedinmatesbri...

Description

On December 31, 2010, the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MA DOC) had 1,784 inmates in state custody serving first and second degree life sentences. At that time there were 9,982 criminally sentenced inmates in MA DOC custody; with 17.9% of the population serving a life sentence. This brief report provides an analysis of this special population within the Massachusetts correctional system, as compared to other states.

Tags

corrections, inmates, life sentence

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
2012

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