Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Drop outs often find their way into the criminal justice sustem

US incarceration timeline
Originally uploaded by trudeau
The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world, says Wikipedia.

The USA also has the highest total documented prison and jail population in the world.[1][4][5]

2,304,115 people were incarcerated in U.S. prisons and jails in 2008.[3][7] In addition, according to a December 2009 BJS report, there were 92,854 held in juvenile facilities.