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a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

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But of the 501 inmate deaths that have occurred in county jails since 2009, nearly a third of them - 140 - were by suicide.
The new policy will take effect at the end of the year and will apply to all inmates sentenced to county jail.
He will also tell me who his customers are--"mostly county jails," but also state prison systems, the U.
We are extremely proud of the tremendous business opportunity that we have developed to benefit both county jails and health care professionals," concluded Reasons.
A $257-million plan approved Tuesday to reduce overcrowding in Los Angeles County jails could add about 1,000 inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center.
But, under Arpaio's charge, the Maricopa County Jails have come under some harsh criticism.
Without enough beds in county jails, the department has released inmates early, with many serving less than 10 percent of their sentences.
From small county jails to maximum-security state penitentiaries, inmates are being forced to pay room and board while they're locked away.
AMONG his other requests, including a tax hike to fund anti-gang efforts, Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca is also asking for $300 million to fix the county jails.
Hoping to relieve the tensions that sparked two weeks of deadly riots in Los Angeles County jails, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to terminate a $27 million contract to house about 1,200 parolees from the state prison system.
Hoping to relieve tensions that sparked two weeks of deadly rioting in Los Angeles County jails, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to terminate a $27 million contract to house about 1,200 parolees from the state prison system.
AS sheriff of Los Angeles County, it is Lee Baca's responsibility to oversee and ensure safety at the county jails.
CASTAIC - The lockdown of Los Angeles County jails continued Monday as authorities attempted to defuse tension in the 21,000-inmate system and prevent further violence after fighting over the weekend between Latinos and African-Americans at two jails in Pitchess Detention Center left an inmate dead and dozens injured.
The rioting triggered a lockdown of Los Angeles County jails that continued Monday as authorities attempted to defuse tension in the 21,000-inmate system.
Sheriff's officials called in deputies from the Lancaster sheriff's station and from county jails to reinforce the Mira Loma staff during the protest, but the men eventually gave up peacefully before lunchtime.