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There have been more than two dozen San Diego County jail suicides between 2010 and 2015, well above average. The suicides highlight a national problem: the increasing number of mentally ill people landing in jails.
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Oklahoma's Tulsa County has essentially recreated a system of debtors’ prisons, critics say. Less noted, however, is what happens to the children when parents are locked up in county jail, whether for a few days or several months.

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