Texas vs. California

From Reason.com: While the California system is bursting at its seams, Texas has closed three prisons. Both states have crime rates that are lower than they had been decades ago, but Texas’ rate is falling faster than national trends. Crime in California is edging up slightly and its prison population is growing. California pays twice what Texas pays per year to incarcerate an inmate.

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Alaska’s Corrections System

Right on Crime | February 6, 2014
This new ROC infographic illustrates the high cost and low return of Alaska's corrections system.
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