Prison Overcrowding: Minnesota

Below is a summary of information including: statistics from Minnesota’s Department of Corrections, an overview of the state’s corrections system, as well as helpful references and points of contact for those interested in resolving the problem.

Facts and Figures FY 2008

DOC COSTS

  •  Annual budget - $472,272,000

DOC STAFF and POPULATION

  • Total department active personnel – 4,182
  • Total number of facilities – 10
  • Total incarcerated under DOC jurisdiction – 9,224
  • Offenders supervised in the community – 142,000
    • Supervised on electronic monitoring – 132
    • Work release – 174
    • Supervised by DOC agents – 18,522
    • Intensive supervised release – 525
    • Juvenile supervision – 1,560
  • Fugitives apprehended – 373

Organization of state divisions, view here.

POINTS OF CONTACT

Main Switchboard: (651) 361-7200
Minnesota Department of Corrections
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 200
St. Paul, Minnesota  55108-5219

Organization of DOC Executive Staff, view here.

HELPFUL LINKS

Minnesota Department of Corrections

Statistics, 2008

See also,

Mississippi Prison Overcrowding