Politics

Inside the county's Men's Central Jail

Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky blogs that the jail, built mostly during the Kennedy Administration, is "a deeply depressing place, filled with 4,000 or more men crammed into dank cells."

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"Day in and day out, I can’t imagine a tougher, more menacing workplace, especially for rookie deputies who spend their first 3 to 5 years assigned to the jails—a practice now rightfully being reexamined," Yaroslavsky writes

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More at Yaroslavsky's website. Click photos to enlarge.


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