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Resource ID: #20840
Subject: Sexual Abuse
Source: Westword (Denver)
Affiliation: 
Date: March 6, 2003; April 24, 2003

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These two stories brings to light incidents of rape and sexual abuse of teenage girls in a juvenile correction center. This corretion center, The Youthful Offender System was an innovative program, an alternative to adult prison for adolescents. As the reporter found out, the female inmates were sexually abused by the male correction officers. The follow up story reports the case against the officer who was on trial for raping one of the inmates.

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