NSW prison population continues to grow

Mon Jan 30 2017

The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has reported that the state's prison population has continued to grow, reaching 12,729 last December, not counting prisoners held in police cells. This brings the total increase in the adult prison population over the last two years to 16 per cent. Fortunately, the rate of growth has slowed and the number of juveniles in detention has fallen. Learn more here.

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