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1

Jails in michigan are maintained by the

County

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Jails are used for

pretrial detention, transportation to other prison and jails, and can be sentenced there

3

Greater instability is in ____

Jails compared to prison

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Prisons are maintained by

Department of corrections

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Jails are maintained by the

deputy sheriffs, so harder to control and not adequately trained/maintained

6

More people go through____ on a given year than____

Jail, prison

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Social Sanitation

Taking the undesirables off of the straight, out of public and holding them there

Jails become dumping grounds for people we are mad at or people we dont like

8

Highest peak in jail population was in ____ with ____ incarcerated

Population decline from peak in 2008 (785,533)

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Average daily count in jail

Average daily count 731,208

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Average yearly admissions in jail

11.7 million yearly admissions

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Incarceration rate in jail per 100,000

231 inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents.

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___ percent of inmates who were not convicted

62%

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____percent of inmates were sentenced offenders or convicted offenders awaiting sentencing

38%

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Jail is ___ men

86%

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Race of people in jail

Whites 47%, blacks 36%, and Hispanics 15%.`

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Nearly ____ are estimated to have a serious mental illness – 15% of men, 31% of women

17%

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Rate of mental illness is ____ higher than among persons not in criminal justice system.

3-6x

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About ____ of jail prisoners who were identified as having a mental illness also met the criteria for substance abuse or dependence.

75%

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Number of prisoners in jail has ____ since 2000

Risen

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Percentage of whites in jail has _____ over time, while black and latino population has ______ since 2000

increased, decreased

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Separation from family

Very abrupt - no time to prepare for child care and other household factors

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Limited Participation in Legal Defense

Restricted in access to attorney, phone calls, and preparation for an adequate defense

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Individuals who are incarcerated are _____ to be convicted than those who have been released on bail prior to trial

More likely (dobra)

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In 2010, the price to taxpayers was ____ to house state and federal prisoners of 40 states surveyed by Vera Institutes of Justice

$39 billion

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Total costs of prisons in michigan

State costs: 1.3 billion

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Average cost per inmate per year in Michigan

28,117

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Daily average population of prisoners in Michigan

45,096

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Minimum security Prisons

Pose least risk to the outside community
Cheapest to build and to maintain

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Medium Security Prisons

Most commonly used
Entry level for most prisoners with no violent record
Entry point for most prisoners

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Super Maximum Security Prisons

If you have become a threat to yourself and other prisoners and staff, you go here.
Most expensive
More correctional officers
Mentally ill prisoners sent here