DAI - Admissions to Prison Dashboard

​Admissions

The admissions data presented includes all physical admissions to WI DOC adult prisons. Each admission in a calendar year is counted; therefore an inmate may be counted more than once in a year if he/she is admitted multiple times.

It does not include offenders under Division of Community Corrections supervision in prison on a temporary hold.

Admission Types

  • New Sentence Only: Admission occurs when an offender is admitted because he or she received a new prison sentence.
  • Revocation Only (with or without pending charges): Admission occurs when an offender’s supervision is revoked for violating a rule or condition of supervision. The offender may or may not have engaged in criminal behavior that may or may not result in a new conviction and sentence from the court. It is unknown at the time of the admission if there is a new charge pending. The violation may be solely a result of engaging in criminal behavior.
  • Revocation New Sentence: Admission occurs when an offender’s supervision is revoked for violating a rule or condition of supervision, and the offender engaged in criminal behavior that resulted in a new conviction and sentence from the court. The violation may be solely the result of engaging in criminal behavior.
  • Other: Includes admissions for Alternatives to Revocation (when an offender is admitted to a WI prison to complete a designated treatment program as an alternative to revocation), inmates admitted after completing a sentence from another state, admissions pending revocation hearings, and returns to prison from supervision without violations (e.g., when the court issues a corrected judgment of conviction).

Admissions by County

Inmates can have multiple counties of conviction upon admission. Admission county is determined by selecting the county of conviction for an inmate’s most serious offense. If an inmate was convicted of committing robbery in Dane County and possession of cocaine in Brown County, the inmate’s county of conviction for his or her admission would be Dane County. Conviction county is missing for some inmates and is listed as unknown. Convictions from other states are listed as ‘Other State.’

Link to DAI Admissions 2000-2016 Executive Summary

Link to DAI Admissions 2000-2016 Report