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Correctional Facilities – How do they differ and what does that mean for the medical setting?

Taxpayers spend about $70B a year on corrections in the US and currently there are 2.2M inmates in our correctional system.   Exactly what are the different types of correctional facilities and what are their issues? There are about 6,500 correctional facilities in the US.  About 50% of these facilities are county and city jails and  Continue Reading »