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Resource ID: #10864
Subject: Juvenile Justice System
Source: Tribune-Review (Greensburg, Pa.)



Tribune-Review (Greensburg PA) investigates a money making scheme involving the Westmoreland County Juvenile Detention Center. County officials shown to increase the at-risk juvenile population at the center to attain extra money for the facility. Story revealed the center was over-run with violent inmates and both staff and inmates were getting injured. Story resulted in a moratorium on the practice and better staffing for the detention center, 1994.

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