Alabama Fourth for Growth of Prisoners in 2009


Alabama had the fourth largest increase of state prisoners in the United States in 2009, according to a report released Thursday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs.

The number of state prisoners in Alabama increased 1,282 in 2009, according to a press release.

Read more: Alabama fourth for growth of prisoners in 2009 – Birmingham Business Journal

 

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