News and Analysis
HB 3355 HA1 - Sentencing Reform
HB 2353 HA1 & SB 316 SA1 - Cannabis Regulation & Taxation
HB 2882 - Changes to Truth-In-Sentencing Good-Time Sentencing Credit Restrictions
Highlights

Prison Population Animation Admission and Length of Stay

Prison Population Video

View the short SPAC Prison Animation to understand how admissions and length of stay determine the size of the prison population.

Infographic: Prison Resource Consumption by Offense Class

Infographic: Prison Resource Consumption by Offense Class

To illustrate how different offense classes consume resources, SPAC analyzed the data for the average number of exits in each class for 2011, 2012 and 2013.

IDOC Admissions, Exits, and Population Pie Charts

IDOC Admissions, Exits, and Population Pie Charts

IDOC Admissions, Exits, and Population Pie Charts highlights data from State Fiscal Year 2017 and June 30, 2017 Admissions data.

Commission Recommendations Implementation Tracking Graphic & Chart: As of November 17, 2017

Commission Recommendations November 17, 2017

When SPAC learns of implementation progress, the color may change, but no verification of the information is conducted.

Offender Profiles

Offender Profiles

Who is the average inmate coming out of state prison? What crime did he or she commit? How long did he or she spend in the system? What was his or her experience? To begin answering these questions, SPAC analyzed state prison releases to create an average “profile” using the most often occurring characteristics, as well as average and median lengths of stay.