American Indian and Alaska Natives in Local Jails, 1999-2014 (NCJ 250652) is now available from Bureau of Justice Statistics. This report describes the American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIAN) population held in local jails, including—national- and state-level estimates
characteristics of adult AIAN inmates
comparisons to all other races and Hispanic origin
AIAN inmates confined in Indian country jails and state and federal prisons.
Findings are based on data from BJS’s Annual Survey of Jails (2000-14), Census of Jails (1999, 2005, and 2013), National Inmate Survey (2011-12), Survey of Jails in Indian Country (1999 and 2014), and National Prisoner Statistics program (1999, 2005, and 2014).