“Jails in Indian Country, 2015”- Publication Release from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released “Jails in Indian Country, 2015.” Some highlights from the publication:
„–At midyear 2015, an estimated 2,510 inmates were confined in 76 Indian country jails, a 5.5% increase from the 2,380 inmates confined at midyear 2014 in 79 facilities. „
–The number of inmates admitted into Indian country jails during June 2015 (9,810) was four times the size of the average daily population (2,390). „
–For the 76 facilities operating in June 2015, the expected average length of stay at admission for inmates was about 7 days.
Entire publication available here.