Prison Facilities

The Department of Corrections operates twelve prison facilities including eight major prisons and four minimum-security prisons. The minimum-security prisons house offenders who will be released to the community within a four year period.

Offender Statistics as of December 31, 2012

Total Offenders in Prison: about 17,437

Male 92.5%
Female 7.5%

White 71.9%
Black 18.6%
American Indian 4.1%
Asian 3.6%
Unknown/Other 1.8%
Hispanic Origin 11.8%

Average Age:
37.5 years

Average Length of Stay:
24 months