According to OPM's Mike Lawlor, arrests this June were 23 percent lower than in June, 2011, and prison population "continues to trend down," as he said in a Facebook post. There are 16,591 people in Connecticut prisons, the lowest since 1998.
Here's Lawlor's complete monthly indicator report:
Monthlyindicatorsreport July 2012pdf
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