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How many deaths and needless suffering could be prevented if county jails had better health care... more »
posted 10/15/18

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A reporter shares five key sources to help others exploring health care problems in California jails, and some critical caveats you should keep in mind before turning to them.
Rusty the miniature donkey's effect on the group of seven severely mentally ill inmates at the West Valley Detention Center, San Bernardino County’s largest jail, was obvious.
Patrick Russell was one of almost 500 people to die in Southern California jails in the past decade. A grand jury report found almost half of the deaths in Orange County jails from 2014 to 2017 may have been preventable.