This graph shows that the rate of suicide in jails is out of step with the rate of suicide in state prisons and in the U.S. in general

Data Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Mortality in Local Jails and State Prisons, 2000-2013 - Statistical tables, Tables 3, 18 (2000 data not available for prisons); American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, "Facts and Figures" based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research. (Graph: Bernadette Rabuy, 2015)

This graph originally appeared in New BJS report shows suicide in jails is a national crisis.

This graph shows that the rate of suicide in jails is out of step with the rate of suicide in state prisons and in the U.S. in general.

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