Six of the seven female inmate suicides that have occurred in California prisons since 2013 took place at the California Institution for Women, according to a new state audit.
Six of the seven female inmate suicides that have occurred in California prisons since 2013 took place at the California Institution for Women, according to a new state audit. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Six of the seven female inmate suicides that have occurred in California prisons since 2013 took place at the California Institution for Women, according to a new state audit. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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More women in California prisons are trying to kill themselves. What can the state do to protect them?

August 17, 2017 12:40 PM

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