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Public Safety

 
     
 

New York City (NYC)
Department of Correction

 
     
 
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Service Indicators

 
     
  Critical Objectives
  • Ensure the security and safety of inmates while in custody.
  • Reduce inmate violence in correctional facilities.
  • Provide inmates with access to health services.
  • Efficiently manage bed capacity and cell maintenance and repair.
  • Ensure timely transport of inmates to courts throughout the City.
  • Ensure access to programs, including educational opportunities, drug abuse programs and vocational training.
  • Notify crime victims when inmates are released and provide inmate information to the public.
 
     
  Fiscal Year  
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Total Avg. Daily Population (ADP)
12,790
12,287
11,827
11,408
10,240
9,790
9,500
 
  Searches
215,038
225,501
247,868
251,343
255,776
237,757
246,822
 
  Weapons recovered
1,901
2,342
2,162
2,348
2,240
3,396
3,976
 
  Violent inmate-on-inmate incidents*
24.2
25.4
27.2
32.9
37.8
47.8
55.2
 
  Inmate assaults on staff*
3.5
4.0
4.7
5.9
8.6
7.9
8.4
 
  Fight/assault infractions
7,431
7,552
7,622
8,827
9,424
11,240
12,650
 
  Incidents/allegations of
department use of force
2,272
2,837
3,413
4,221
4,822
5,269
5,070
 
  Escapes
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
 
  Inmate deaths in custody**
N/A
2
3
2
2
2
0
 
  Inmate health clinic visits
79,385
83,914
75,664
77,825
81,873
78,499
79,844
 
  Population as (%) of capacity
94%
92%
89%
86%
80%
80%
81%
 
  Avg. annual cost per inmate ($)
$80,354
$84,627
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
 
  Inmates delivered to court on time (%)
97.5%
96.9%
94.9%
94.2%
90.9%
84.0%
98.4%
 
  Avg. length of stay, days
53.6
53.0
53
54
56
56
60
 
     
 
Notes:
N/A - Not Available
*Monthly Rate Per 1,000 ADP
**Non-Natural

 
     
 

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Financial Indicators

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Source:
NYC Mayor's Management Report

 
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