National Survey of 1,000 American Adults
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Are there too many Americans in prison today?
2* Are conditions in most prisons today too hard or too easy on the inmates? Or are they about right?
3* What is the primary reason for putting someone in prison – punishment or to protect others from that person’s criminal behavior?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence