graph showing the decline in the number of people held in NYC jails for technical violations of parole.

Data Source: Compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative from NYC DOC daily reports to the NYC Board of Correction. Data not available for March 22nd-March 31st, April 4th-5th, or April 11th-12th. See Table 1 for the complete dataset. (Graph: Wanda Bertram and Emily Widra, 2020)

This graph originally appeared in Hundreds are still jailed for technical parole violations in NYC, which means decarceration is happening far too slowly.

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