Two is a party, three is a crowd, 50,093 is too freaking many. The state prison is full up to the brim with inmates and lawmakers are considering rewriting Ohio’s criminal laws.
They’re thinking about allowing the state to release non-violent, low-level inmates when the prison population reaches 47,000. Currently, there are 50,093 prisoners. This is only one change out of hundreds that the Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee is recommending.