Prison Overcrowding: New Hampshire

Below is a summary of information including: statistics from New Hampshire’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 expenditures 2008 – $101.3 million
  • Share of general fund 2008 – 6.8%
  • Average annual cost per inmate – $32,753
  • Operating Budget FY 2010 – $105 million

DOC STAFF and POPULATION

  • Total department active personnel – 1,087
  • Total number adult institutions – 4
  • Total incarcerated under DOC jurisdiction – 2,786
  • Mental health intakes – 1,157
  • Prison compete with private-industry – Yes

Organization of state divisions, view here.

PAROLE

  • Parole Officers – 72
  • Population – 2,533

POINTS OF CONTACT


New Hampshire Department of Corrections
105 Pleasant Street
PO Box 1806
Concord NH 03302-1806
Phone: (603) 271-5600
Fax: (603) 271-5643
info@nhdoc.state.nh.us

Organization of DOC Executive Staff, view here

NEWS AND MEDIA

  • Prison reforms develop in New Hampshire, read more.

HELPFUL LINKS

New Hampshire Department of Corrections
Annual Report 2008

See also:

New Jersey Prison Overcrowding