Implementation Guide

Interagency Collaboration Jail Populations Women in Jail December 20, 2016

Effective Programs and Practices for Women in the Justice System

National Association of Counties

While the overall jail population in the U.S has increased nearly five-fold since 1970, the number of women in jails has increased fourteen-fold, making women the fastest-growing population in jails. Watch this webinar to learn from the Vera Institute of Justice, St. Louis County, Mo., and Solano County, Calif., about what is driving the increase in women’s incarceration and ways that counties can reverse the trend.