The number of men and women under correctional supervision remains a key area of concern and research for NIJ. As the research and evaluation arm of the Department of Justice, NIJ is committed to empirically exploring issues of interest for the field of corrections.

Find jail and prison population statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Finding Information on Corrections

Corrections topics on NIJ.gov are divided into categories and subtopics within each category. Use our topics tree to drill down into each subtopic and find specific information.

Date Modified: April 24, 2018