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Number of Ohio prison inmates rising rapidly

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The number of prison inmates in Ohio is rising far above estimates from just two years ago, according to the director of the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. The 2011 estimates, done as part of a law attempting to reduce the inmate population, and new estimates released by DRC Thursday:

Estimates for the inmate population done in 2011:

July 1, 2015: 47,249

July 1, 2015: 47,006

July 1, 2019: 46,779

Revised estimates released Thursday:

July 1, 2015: 52,169

July 1, 2017: 52,786

July 1, 2019: 53,484

Source: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

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