graph showing that 8 states released more people in 2019 than in 2020

Data Source: Data compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative from state departments of corrections’ publicly available monthly and annual reports. These eight states were chosen because they published monthly release data for 2019 and 2020. (Graph: Emily Widra, 2021)

This graph originally appeared in How much have COVID-19 releases changed prison and jail populations?.

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