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Visualizing Oklahoma: Oklahoma's Prison Population


November 14, 2018



Between 2000 and 2015, the number of correctional officers in Oklahoma decreased 21.8% while the prison population increased 24.1%. During the same time period, state appropriations to Oklahoma's Department of Corrections increased around 32%. 

Explore an interactive visualization that looks at the ratio of Oklahoma prisoners to correctional officers over time below:

 

 




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