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Out of Sight: The Growth of Jails in Rural America

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June 29, 2017

This report is one of a series that the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) is releasing with the Safety and Justice Challenge—the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s initiative to reduce overincarceration. This report explores one of the Incarceration Trends project’s most startling revelations, the dramatic shift in the geography of incarceration to rural counties.