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Ferguson, Paige
July 2013
Corrections Compendium;Summer2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p32
The article offers news briefs related to U.S. prisons as of 2013. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reported an increase of 1.2 percent in the number of inmates residing in city or county jails across the U.S. between midyear 2011 and midyear 2012. A study by the Bureau of Justice Assistance found more victimization in women with lifetime serious mental illness. The Northwestern Juvenile Project reported that psychiatric disorders are prevalent among juvenile detainees.


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