A study published early last year in the Annual Review of Criminology showed that researchers of incarceration have focused almost solely on prisons, leaving jails chronically under-researched, even though more than 12 million people are jailed in the United States every year. “It’s challenging to study,” said Kristin Turney, a sociologist and associate professor at the University of California, Irvine who co-wrote the Annual Review of Criminology study. “There’s a lot of instability in the population. There’s a lot of churn in and out of jails.”

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