THE ISSUE

Correctional Population

Recidivism

112,741
men in CA
Prisons

70.8%

112,741 men in state prison in CA
(CDCR report midnight 7/17/2019)
70.8% - 2year re-arrest rate 2018
(Public Policy Institute of California June 2018)

Inmates released

The Cost

6.9 M

1 in 15
will serve time

$81,203

53,089

$81,203 is the cost to incarcerated an inmate in California
(Legislative Analysts Office 2082019)

53,089 inmats were released from CA prisons in 2018
(CDCR population archives)