Between July 1, 2005 and June 30, 2006, the number of persons held in local jails increased 2.5% to reach 766,010
inmates, the lowest growth since the 1.6% increase in mid-year 2001.
Today's Prison Quote
More money is put into prison construction than into schools. That, in itself, is the description of a nation bent on suicide. I mean, what's more precious to us than our children? We're going to build a lot more prisons if we don't deal with the schools and their inequalities.
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