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prison statistics? Topic: prison statistics?
June 18, 2019 / By Ann
Question: I'm doing an essay on why I believe capital punishment should be legalized in all states. I want to find out the average age of prisoners that are on life sentence, how many there are in the US, how long most of them live, and how much it costs per prisoner for food, clothes, etc. Thanks for any help. Thanks, the information so far was very useful. Now the main thing I need is the cost of living per year for an average adult in prison.
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Win Win | 2 days ago
My wife is a case worker for Lea County Correctional facility. There are 1497 inmates of whom 87% are Hispanic and of those 65% are illegal immigrants. Of the population as a whole 94% are in for sexual crimes of which 83+% is with minors as young as 4 years of age. All of those are serving multiple lives sentences with out parole. Of the 1497 only 321 will ever be released. The average age of the prisoners is 23! Prison for life is a cruel and unusual punishment of the tax payers. If a person is so bad we are never going to let him out then society has a responsibility to ensure he will never escape and do the dirty deed again. Edit: For LCCF the average cost per day is about $9500.00/ year for prisoner in general population. If they go into segregation it goes up to a little over $12,000/year. LCCF is a level 3 security facility and private state owned facilities run nearly twice that and a level six max security runs $69874.00/year per prisoner. NM only has one. We have no supermax which runs in at over $120,000/prisoner per year. Again I say this is cruel and unusual punishment of the taxpayer. None of the prisoners in level 6 or in a supermax facility will ever be released. They have all been sentenced as multiple offenders or criminally insane with no chance of cure. Why run the risk of these people getting out and committing more crimes? The death penalty in such cases is a sanitation measure like having flushing toilets for public use! If someone disagrees with this position then suggest that they will take one prisoner and accept responsibility for all that individual’s actions from now on. If the prisoner breaks the law then the responsible party takes the punishment.
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Win Originally Answered: prison statistics?
My wife is a case worker for Lea County Correctional facility. There are 1497 inmates of whom 87% are Hispanic and of those 65% are illegal immigrants. Of the population as a whole 94% are in for sexual crimes of which 83+% is with minors as young as 4 years of age. All of those are serving multiple lives sentences with out parole. Of the 1497 only 321 will ever be released. The average age of the prisoners is 23! Prison for life is a cruel and unusual punishment of the tax payers. If a person is so bad we are never going to let him out then society has a responsibility to ensure he will never escape and do the dirty deed again. Edit: For LCCF the average cost per day is about $9500.00/ year for prisoner in general population. If they go into segregation it goes up to a little over $12,000/year. LCCF is a level 3 security facility and private state owned facilities run nearly twice that and a level six max security runs $69874.00/year per prisoner. NM only has one. We have no supermax which runs in at over $120,000/prisoner per year. Again I say this is cruel and unusual punishment of the taxpayer. None of the prisoners in level 6 or in a supermax facility will ever be released. They have all been sentenced as multiple offenders or criminally insane with no chance of cure. Why run the risk of these people getting out and committing more crimes? The death penalty in such cases is a sanitation measure like having flushing toilets for public use! If someone disagrees with this position then suggest that they will take one prisoner and accept responsibility for all that individual’s actions from now on. If the prisoner breaks the law then the responsible party takes the punishment.
Win Originally Answered: prison statistics?
The first thing to realize is that the death penalty costs much more than life in prison. The reason is that the legal process in death penalty cases is much more complicated- from the pre trial investigations through the appeals. We do this to avoid executing innocent people. You can get some details at www.deathpenaltyfocus.org. Here is just one example, and it is not unusual--In New York State, the average annual cost to incarcerate someone not on death row is about $35,000 per year. On the other hand, in the years since 1995, when New York State brought back a death penalty law, 7 people were sentenced to death, none had more than one appeal and 3 had not even had their first appeal. New York has already shelled out well over $200,000,000 for its capital punishment system since 1995. Assuming each of the 7 men lives for 55 years the cost to incarcerate all of them for life would be under 13.75 million dollars.

Seward Seward
The first thing to realize is that the death penalty costs much more than life in prison. The reason is that the legal process in death penalty cases is much more complicated- from the pre trial investigations through the appeals. We do this to avoid executing innocent people. You can get some details at www.deathpenaltyfocus.org. Here is just one example, and it is not unusual--In New York State, the average annual cost to incarcerate someone not on death row is about $35,000 per year. On the other hand, in the years since 1995, when New York State brought back a death penalty law, 7 people were sentenced to death, none had more than one appeal and 3 had not even had their first appeal. New York has already shelled out well over $200,000,000 for its capital punishment system since 1995. Assuming each of the 7 men lives for 55 years the cost to incarcerate all of them for life would be under 13.75 million dollars.
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Nevada Nevada
The U.S. Department of Justice has a branch that keeps all those statistics available for public viewing.
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Nevada Originally Answered: Statistics homework question. Please help!?
Hello! This question is pretty straightforward. To do this you have to multiply the number of different probabilities together. You start with the first letter, with 2 different possible letters, the second, which has 26, the third which has 26 also, and the fourth, which has 3. You will get: 2 X 26 X 26 X 3 Which Equals 4056 different possibilities
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