"An estimated 2,510 inmates were confined in 76 Indian country jails at midyear 2015, a 5.5% increase from the 2,380 inmates confined in 79 facilities at midyear 2014 (figure 1). The average number of inmates per operating facility increased from 30 inmates in 2014 to 33 inmates in 2015. At midyear 2015, the jail facilities in Indian country were rated to hold an estimated 3,800 inmates, up from 3,720 in 2014. In 2015, approximately 1,200 jail operations staff were employed to supervise the confined inmates, similar to the 1,230 jail operations staff at midyear 2014."
NCJ 250117; National Criminal Justice 250117
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