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a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily

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1) Pitchess Detention Center inmate Daniel Galindo works on the math portion of a GED practice exam during a class in the North County Correctional Facility building.
a leading provider of inmate communications services, today announced Jefferson County Detention Center of Waurika, OK, awarded Securus a new contract as its inmate telephone system and communications services provider.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the closure of the detention center amid reformist media reports that three protesters died after being beaten in custody there.
Kahrizak is the detention center which the leader ordered closed because it lacked necessary conditions to preserve rights of detainees," said Jalali, spokesman of a special parliamentary committee set up to investigate detentions after the election.
Jones said the detention center is trying to use more psychologists and psychiatrists to talk to the girls and to avoid punishing them with isolated confinement.
Since 2000, the number of beds in juvenile detention centers statewide grew 51 percent, while the average number of youths being held dropped about 15 percent.
Although Family and Protective Services officials are charged with making sure children are in conditions where they can thrive, the children in the detention centers are actually regressing, according to Greg Hansch, public policy director at the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Texas.
The idea of a mobile welcome center was first envisioned in late 2005 during a roundtable community meeting comprising "people working on issues around the detention center and its impact [after its relocation] from downtown Seattle to the Tidelands of Tacoma, including delivery of safe release services," according to Peggy Herman, founding board member of AID NW Herman is lead coordinator of the welcome center project and trains all welcome center volunteers.
Eduardo Cua, chief psychologist, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Detention Center Honolulu, Honolulu, Nora inouye, food service administrator, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Detention Center Honolulu, Honolulu
Detainees of the Suzak district temporary detention center staged a riot because the guard has not invited a doctor on time, human right activist Utkir Jabbarov reported.
The seven detained persons who were allowed to meet their relatives in detention center at Lakki Marwat are Yaqub, Ibrahim, Abdul Qayyum, Zakir Ullah and Fasih Ullah while the applications of 20 detained persons including Aziz Ahmad, Osama Wazir, Hafiz Tayyab, Jamshid Raza and others have been kept ready for arranging their meeting with their family members.
President Barack Obama's announcement that Yemeni detainees being held in the Guantanamo Bay detention center would be released are varied.
Huong Son, who was detained for four years in a drug detention center in Vietnam, said, "No treatment for the disease of addiction was available there.
com)-- Oldcastle Precast, currently working with Hunt/Mills, a Joint Venture, is providing unique rear-chase precast concrete prison cells and modular building components for the new $71 million expansion of the Chatham County Detention Center in Georgia.
The majority of the city's outstanding debt is for a detention center (not rated by Fitch), which had been self-supporting from detention center operations.