Dept. of Corrections

Solitary confinement in prisons

Report: Solitary confinement of mentally ill persists in Oregon prison (Statesman Journal, 4/10/18)

Oregon inmates with severe mental illness still held too long in solitary, group says (Oregonian, 4/10/18)

Behind the eleventh door annual report (serial) Oregon Department of Corrections

Behind the eleventh door : solitary confinement of individuals with mental illness in Oregon’s State Penitentiary Behavioral Health Unit : an investigative report [PDF] (2015) United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Women inmates

Crammed women’s prison drives new programs (Mail Tribune, 2/27/18)

Women’s crime rates climb, straining jail space (Mail Tribune, 2/25/18)

Inmate population profile (monthly) Oregon Department of Corrections

Female population demographics (monthly) Oregon Department of Corrections

Measure 11 and minors

New report calls Measure 11 sentences for juveniles ‘harsh and costly’ (Oregonian, 1/30/2018)

Youth and Measure 11 in Oregon : impacts of mandatory minimums (2018) Oregon Council on Civil Rights

Offenders with Measure 11 convictions as of … under age 18 on date of crime (monthly) Oregon Department of Corrections

Measure 11 analysis (2011) Oregon Criminal Justice Commission

Inmates and mental illness

Severely mentally ill inmates spend too much time in their cells, says new report (Oregonian, 4/26/2017)

Workers in Oregon prison unit say critical report inaccurate (Oregonian, 4/27/2017)

Behind the eleventh door … year later: DRO’s … annual report : progress to improve conditions at the Behavioral Health Unit of the Oregon State Penitentiary (serial) Oregon Department of Corrections

Change in prison population

How Oregon’s inmate population has changed in 10 years (Oregonian, 3/27/17)

Oregon corrections population forecast (serial) Oregon Department of Administration Services, Office of Economic Analysis

Inmate population profile (serial) Oregon Department of Corrections