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Jail Population

Ryan J. Reilly

St. Louis County Admits It Has A Jail Problem, Is Finally Getting Help | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For St. Louis County, the first step is admitting there’s a problem. For years, the county has enabled small municipalities scrounging...

Ryan J. Reilly

MacArthur Foundation Will Spend Millions To Thin Jail Populations | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A private foundation will give out millions of dollars in grants to local jurisdictions that agree to try new ways to safely reduce the ...

Jail Population Is Down For First Time In 20 Years

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The nation's local jail population is declining for the first time since the federal government began keeping count, reflecting wha...