The Cost of Cruelty

Phoenix New Times | April 4, 2006
A federal jury awarded $9 million to the family and estate of a man who died after Maricopa County, Ariz. detention officers improperly strapped him in a restraint chair inside a county jail.

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Phoenix New Times detailed stories of abused children but with a chilling twist -- these kids were routinely being mistreated by state officials in juvenile corrections facilites. The series and follow-ups sparked a federal inquiry and call for reform by...
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