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Each year, nearly 11 million people are booked into local jails. At roughly 18 times the number of admissions to state and federal prisons, such jail churn has a significant impact on individuals, communities and government resources. Often overlooked in this issue: women.    Women in jail represent the fastest growing correctional population in the country.

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Juvenile Justice Update | June 2024

In this issue: Reducing Barrier to Reentry: Kansas and Colorado Focus on Education for Justice-Involved Youth, Research & Response: Connecticut's Juvenile Justice Equity Dashboard, From the Courts: New Rochelle Judge Creates Opportunities for Emerging Adults in the Justice System and The Latest in Data: Crimes Involving Juveniles, 1993-2022.