California State Prison-Sacramento has a difficult population of inmates who’ve been transferred from other institutions because of behavior issues. That population is one of the reasons that state doctors choose to work at other prisons.
California State Prison-Sacramento has a difficult population of inmates who’ve been transferred from other institutions because of behavior issues. That population is one of the reasons that state doctors choose to work at other prisons. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file photo, 2016
California State Prison-Sacramento has a difficult population of inmates who’ve been transferred from other institutions because of behavior issues. That population is one of the reasons that state doctors choose to work at other prisons. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file photo, 2016

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