The Forgotten Floor

Number 22834
Subject Prisons
Source WFOR-TV (Miami)
State FL
Year 2006
Publication Date 09/18/2006; 09/19/2006; 10/02/2006; 10/05/2006; 10/25/2006; 11/22/2006; 12/06/2006
Summary The Miami-Dade Pre-Trial Detention Center has hundreds of inmates that are being kept in conditions that violate state law. Inmates suffering from mental illness are kept in overcrowded, freezing plexiglass sealed cells along with other unimaginable conditions.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 27
Keywords prison; jail; mentally ill; insane; condition; miaim-dade; detention center; inmate; criminal
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