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As the Biden administration begins to implement its criminal justice reform goals, experts say that access to timely and accurate data will be essential for the success or failure of the administrat

Local Spending on Jails Tops $25 Billion

Jail costs rose even as crime and admissions to jail fell. As of the end of 2017: A 20% decrease in crime and a 19% drop in jail admissions since 2007 had not led to reduced jail spending. The portion