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Please check out the latest updates from WPA's Institute on Women & Criminal Justice, or view our publications.
For current statistics on prison, jail, probation, and parole populations, visit the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
For statistics on women in the criminal justice system in New York State, see the Correctional Association's Women In Prison Project factsheets.
Women are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S.
prison population. There are over 200,000 women in
American prisons and jails today.