Locked Up in America – [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are over 2.3 million Americans behind bars. The Prison Policy Initiative’s pie chart below illustrates the distribution of this vast population across federal and state prisons.

The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails as well as in military prisons, immigration detention facilities, civil commitment centers, and prisons in the U.S. territories.

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