1. The Monk The Monk United States says:

    Interesting to read as well:

    http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/crimoff.htm

    stating such facts as:

    The prevalence of imprisonment in 2001 was higher for
    -- black males (16.6%) and Hispanic males (7.7%) than for white males (2.6%)
    -- black females (1.7%) and Hispanic females (0.7%) than white females (0.3%)

    and

    Lifetime chances of a person going to prison are higher for

        -- men (11.3%) than for women (1.8%)
        -- blacks (18.6%) and Hispanics (10%) than for whites (3.4%)

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