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Unformatted text preview: o Should they get special units??? Special prisons??? Stats about jails o Largest jails in the country The Los Angeles county jail system On June 30, 2006 housed 19,062 inmates o Second largest New York City On June 30, 2006 housed 13,641 inmates o 3 rd largest Cook county Illinois On June 30, 2006 housed 9,505 inmates o 4th largest Maricopa County, Arizona; aka: Tent city On June 30, 3006 housed 9,464 inmates o 5 th largest Harris county Texas, Galveston On June 30, 2006 housed 9,243 inmates The LA county and NYC jail systems have among the lowest numbers in the country - FALSE...
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- Spring '06