Locked Down: What It's Really Like Inside Philly's Overcrowded Prisons

Bill Westervelt/Philadelphia City Paper
Philadelphia City Paper | June 24, 2008
The city's prisons woefully overpopulated and have been for several decades. Efforts to fix this problem have come up against the seemingly immutable fact that, on an average day, 108 people enter the six-prison system while only 105 leave it.

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