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Study: Number of Women Grows in Texas Prison System

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By Public News Service Study: Number of Women Grows in Texas Prison System HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Prison populations are dropping in most states, but a new study finds the number of incarcerated women isn’t falling as fast as it is for men, and in Texas, it’s actually growing.

Nationally, the total prison population peaked around 2009. The study, by the Prison Policy Initiative, shows most states have made progress in reducing their overall prison populations in the past ten years.
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Source:: Texas News Service

      

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