Federal Prisoners 2000-2008

Federal Prisoners 2000-2008

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Federal Prisoners 2000 to 2008
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From 2000-2008 various factors have influenced either the increase or decrease of offenders inside prison walls. Some of the factors that lead to the decrease of some offenders are: decrease in courts sentencing, decrease in particular populations such as black male offenders, and the region in which the prisons are held. This research paper will show the west as the region most likely to continue having increased incarcerated populations. The data will further show that the two most prominent populations for incarceration are white males and Hispanic males. Women are also less like than men to get incarcerated. Unconditional and conditional releases play a role in the number of offenders that remain in prison, coupled with a decreased admissions rate into prison.

Keywords: inmates, offenders, prisoners, 2000, 2008, conditional release, unconditional release, white males, Hispanic males, black/African American males, women

Federal Prisoners 2000 to 2008
The purpose of this research paper is to explore the local, state, and federal prisoner demographics from 2000-2008 and determine the trends that were presented contemplating how those trends will affect future decisions concerning prisoners. Prisoners are individuals who have broken the law, been captured, and sentenced by the court to serve time locked up. The number of prisoners from the period of 2000-2008 is discussed in the next section.
Federal Prisoners 2000-2008
From the year 2000 there have been two distinctive spikes in the number of inmates that were under state or federal jurisdiction. In 2000 the numbers were over 1,4000,000 inmates (Cooper, Sabol, & West, 2009, p.1). During the years 2002 and 2006 the number of inmates increased to 1,450,000 (Cooper, Sabol, & West, 2009, p. 1). The interesting part these numbers is that for the years 2002 and 2006 they were exactly the same. The...

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