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FY 2015 Prison Population Projection Report

Aug 27, 2014
Kansas prison population in FY 2014 has shown a slow but a steady increase since FY 2009.  FY 2009 demonstrated the lowest and FY 2014 displayed highest prison population during the past ten years1. Compared with that of FY 2013, FY 2014 prison population indicated an increase of 0.3% or 31 inmates. Prison admissions in FY 2014 increased by 2% when compared with that of FY 2013 and 6.9% over that of FY 20102. In FY 2014, direct new court commitments, probation condition violators and parole/postrelease condition violators consisted of 67.8% of prison admissions, indicating a decrease of 23.6% when compared with that of FY 2013. The three admission types in FY 2013 accounted for 91.4% of the total admissions.

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