Some limitations regarding the data from this report are that it is self-reported through surveys and only covers 40 states.
Although the report was published in 2012 and reflects 2010 figures, it remains the most recent authoritative source for this incarceration information.
Most prisoners will be released into a foreign digital world, a world that has changed by leaps and bounds in the years they spent ‘inside’, and the prison system does nothing to prepare them for that.
Would you help someone in prison understand the new world we live in?
One currently empty prison cell block won't stay vacant for long.
There are vacant beds throughout the rest of the department.
Taxpayer costs for 40 states were derived from the Vera Institute for Justice’s report on “The Price of Prisons.” The costs include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits.
The results represent 2010 figures and the average costs are based off the inflation-adjusted dollar amount in 2000.
Investigation revealed that Ramirez-Lopez had befriended a 16-year-old female victim on Facebook. Schaberl, 40, of Saint Mary’s, was traveling eastbound when he attempted to negotiate a left turn while allegedly texting on his cell phone.
On Sunday, Ramirez-Lopez drove to the victim’s residence and engaged in a sexual act at another location. Anyone with information can call Coudersport-based police at (814) 274-8690.• EMPORIUM — Courtney Beck, age unreleased, of Emporium, was issued harassment and criminal mischief charges at a.m. The charges stem from Beck allegedly striking a victim and damaging the door of an Allegany Avenue residence.• EMPORIUM — Police report Monday that there were no injuries in a one-vehicle accident on PA-120 Highway near Beechwood Road at p.m. The vehicle struck a ditch with its undercarriage and came to final rest 270 feet southeast underneath a tree.