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Justice Department Failed to Report Nearly 1,000 Deaths in State and Local Prisons: Senate Committee

By Katabella Roberts A probe by the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and the Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is failing to adequately and efficiently collect data about deaths in state prisons and local jails and that the true number of deaths is likely much higher. The report (pdf), a culmination of […]