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Hi, we're the Coalition for Public Safety. We're the largest bipartisan effort in the U.S. working on justice reform at the local, state & federal levels.

1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record.

State Reforms

Illinois

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 69,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 360
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 26th
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Iowa

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 13,600
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 282
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 37th
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Kentucky

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 32,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 490
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 12th
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Louisiana

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 51,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 778
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 1st
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Michigan

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 57,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 430
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 19th
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Missouri

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 43,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 531
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 10th
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Ohio

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 72,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 450
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 16th
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Oklahoma

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 36,900
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 719
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 3rd
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Pennsylvania

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 91,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 387
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 23rd
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Tennessee

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 51,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 427
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 20th
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Virginia

  • Total (non-federal) incarceration in state: 60,000
  • Incarceration rate per 100,000: 458
  • Incarceration rank (out of all 50 states) with 1 being the worst: 17th
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