Trouble Behind Bars

Number 27630
Subject Jails
Source Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
Year 2015
Publication Date Oct. 5-9
Summary A KyCIR investigation found preventable county jail deaths that provoked little to no follow-up, as well as failures at all levels of government. Not even the state Department of Corrections knows who is dying in county jails, and why.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords deaths; county; kentucky; corrections
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