NYC Jail Admissions Drop 46.9% Over Two Decades

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During a period when jail admissions have doubled nationwide, New York City jail admissions dropped by nearly half, the Misdemeanor Justice Project at John Jay College of Criminal Justice reported today. This dramatic decline in jail admissions occurred during a simultaneous decrease in reported crime of more than 60 percent. From 1995 to 2015, the number of annual admissions to the city's correction . . .

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