Georgia, the Drug War, and Mass Incarceration

The state of Georgia is one of the global leaders in the incarceration of its people. The state’s incarceration rate – which includes prisons and jails as well as other systems of confinment – far exceeds both the domestic average in the U.S. and that of all other countries worldwide. More than 102,000 people from Georgia are behind bars today. Georgia has the highest rate of correctional control in the the country.

Criminal Justice Reform
Drug Overdose
Harm Reduction
Mass Criminalization
Race and the Drug War
Fact Sheet