Incarceration rates in the US - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Incarceration rates in the US

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media
(WBRC) -

Oklahoma is now number one in the country for rate of incarceration.

The study released by the nonprofit Prison Policy Initiative says Oklahoma's incarceration rate is 1,079 per 100,000 people.

Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama round out the top five states.

Click this link to see the entire list and methodology.

Copyright 2018 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly