Florida spends $2.3 billion in taxpayer money every year on incarceration and supervision.
One in 104 people in Florida are currently locked up in jail or prison.
Florida law requires people serve at least 85% of their sentences and has abolished parole.
Between 1970 and 2014, Florida’s total population increased by roughly 193% while its prison population increased by roughly 1,048%.
Florida spends more on the Florida Department of Corrections than it does on higher education.