Number of Prisoners Who Report Having Committing Crime to Get Money for Drugs

"17% of State and 18% of Federal prisoners committed their crime to obtain money for drugs."


Mumola, Christopher J., and Karberg, Jennifer C., "Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004," (Washington, DC: US Dept. of Justice, Oct. 2006) (NCJ213530), p. 1.