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Existing prison labor data lacks frequency and depth.
The death rate for incarcerated people in state and federal prisons from COVID-19 was 20% higher than for the average American.
Southern states spend the least per inmate and have some of the highest prison incarceration rates in the nation.
In 2021, Transportation Security Administration officers seized more guns at Atlanta's Hartfield-Jackson International Airport than any other airport.
Children younger than 1 year old have the highest rates of victimization.
Traffic fatalities reached a 16-year-high in 2021, but deaths per miles driven continue to drop.
Officer deaths increased 29% in 2021. Yet the profession is still not among the deadliest.
Expedited releases and a decrease in arrests helped drive a 25% decline in jail populations in 2020.
More than eight out of every 10 youth offenders are arrested again within five years of release.
Where and when these shootings have happened over two decades.
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