Presumed Innocent, Found Dead - Tracking Jail Deaths Since Sandra Bland

Number 27923
Subject Jails
Source Huffington Post
State New York
Year 2016
Publication Date July 13
Summary A team of HuffPost reporters and data journalists created a first-of-its-kind database of more than 800 jail deaths in the U.S., identified problem jails and produced months of follow-ups, including a feature-length investigation that revealed that many jail suicides are preventable and occur in the first 72 hours after booking.
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Keywords jails; death; suicide
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