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Fairfax jail inmate in Taser death was shackled

By Tom Jackman and Justin Jouvenal April 11, 2015

A mentally ill woman who died after a stun gun was used on her at the Fairfax County jail in February was restrained with handcuffs behind her back, leg shackles and a mask when a sheriff’s deputy shocked her four times, incident reports obtained by The Washington Post show. 201 more words

Mental Health

J is for Jailed

I have one little quirky trait. Well at least one that I will admit to.

I am fascinated with jails… always have been. I blame my father. 339 more words

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Children as young as 12 years of age taken & locked up in Israeli jails

When i look at the gross violations and abuses laid upon the people of Palestine i am filled with anger and a sense of dread for those people but when i hear about the mass abuses which are not only laid upon men and women but the children of Palestine it hurts. 222 more words


Polish Criminals in British Jails

The British Ministry of Justice has encountered difficulties with the extradition of Polish prisoners who have run away from Poland in order to avoid criminal prosecution or a custodial sentence. 116 more words


LA County Launches Effort To Reduce Number Of Inmates Returning To Prison

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Law enforcement officials said Wednesday they’re focused on reducing the number of inmates in Los Angeles County who return to prison. 163 more words