North Carolina Juvenile Prisons in “Crisis”

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http://newsobserver.com/news/story/2522220p-2343169c.html North Carolina's five juvenile prisons are so decrepit and dangerous that the state should spend $90 million to build three new ones, says State Auditor Ralph Campbell. The Raleigh News & Observer said an audit by Campbell concluded that treatment programs and classes that nearly 600 youths attend are poorly organized and underfunded The report criticizes the state's Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the governor, who leads an oversight council that rarely meets; and at state legislators . . .

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