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New Orleans: Who's in Jail and Why?

Quarterly data analysis of incarceration in NewOrleans

Until recently, New Orleans was the longtime nationwide leader in urban jail incarceration rate, which today remains at nearly double the national average. Although the population of the city’s jail has been declining since 2009, there is still much room for improvement, including addressing the considerable and persistent racial disparities in arr ...

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