Animated GIF: Jail conviction status
We created an animated GIF showing the growth of the unconvicted population in jails compared to those convicted
by Meredith Booker, May 26, 2016
When talking about jails and jail growth, it’s really important to emphasize that what’s driving jail growth is the portion of those in jail that are unconvicted.
Peter made a graph for his article Jails matter. But who is listening?, and an animated version for the Detaining the Poor:
How money bail perpetuates an endless cycle of poverty and jail time report. But that image wasn’t something that could be shared on Twitter. Until now:
Detailed data sourcing can be found in our Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2016 report.