NUMBER ONE IN THE COUNTRY.  

Louisiana's incarceration rate is more than twice the average incarceration rate of all 50 U.S. States. 

Source:  Reason Foundation

NUMBER ONE IN THE WORLD. 

Louisiana not only leads the nation in incarceration rates, it leads the world. That's nearly five times Iran's, 13 times China's and 20 times Germany's.

Source: The Times Picayune

 

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