Graph showing the 22,000 people involuntarily committed to psychiatric facilities by the justice system, including civil commitment/detention for sex offenses (6,100), because a court found them not guilty by reason of insanity (6,400), or because they are being treated or evaluated as incompetent to stand trial (9,100). Graph is based on the newest data available in March 2022.

Data Source: See "Data sources" section of full report. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer & Peter Wagner, 2022)

This graph originally appeared in Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2022.

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