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Vermont State Corrections Population 3,000

2,500

From 1997 to 2008, the jail & prison population increased by 86 percent

2007 Projection

Population reaches 2,202, and is projected to increase 26 percent from 2008 to 2018

2,681

359

2,000

Actual Corrections Population

2,059

1,500

1,000

500

1,143

Vermont’s corrections population increased 8.3% from 2005 to 2006, reports the US Bureau of Justice Statistics, the second largest percentage increase of any state over that time period

Justice Reinvestment Act signed into law

War on Recidivism Act signed into law

$18.3 million saved since 2008

$6.4 million reinvested since 2009

Recidivism down 9%*

Violent crime rate down 5% since 2008

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 All years are end of fiscal exceptPopulation, 2012 whichFY1997-FY2011, is 4/20/2012. Vermont Department of Corrections. Total year, Corrections *Latest change whenofcomparing last two cohorts – one released 2006 and tracked through 2009; the second released in 2007 and tracked through 2010. ad hoc request. And, Unique Counts Persons, Daily Report 3/23/2012.

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