TYC Abuse Scandal

Number 23545
Subject Prisons
Source Dallas Morning News
State Tx
Year 2007
Publication Date 02/18/2007; 12/16/2007
Summary "This rolling investigation documents the sexual and physical abuse of teenaged inmates at het prisons operated by the Texas Youth Commissions, the state's juvenile justice agency. It reveals abuse, filthy living conditions, lax medical care, inept and uncaring administrators, troubled contractors, questionable business dealings and a brutal climate of fear and retaliation."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 307
Keywords juvenile prisons; juvenile justice; abuse; sexual abuse; inmates; Texas Youth Commission
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