ACLU Calls Out 'Nightmarish' LA County Jail

The ACLU called on the LA County Supes to close its central men's jail -- saying the facility breeds mental illness.  The ACLU has been following up on a series of suicides and other incidents, but have gotten only "glacial" progress from the County Sheriff's Dept, who they have a scheduled a meeting with this week to discuss a 50-page report on the jail. 

Read more from the LA Daily News or go straight to the souce... the ACLU has an entire section of its website devoted to SoCal jails here


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 05:13

The noose is tightening around California’s cities and counties. At least one-third of local and state budgets now go toward public employee pensions.