CA’s Private Jails Offer a ‘Pay-to-Stay’ Plan for Some

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In what is called “pay-to-stay” or “private jail,” small city jails — at least 26 of them in California's Los Angeles and Orange counties — open their doors to defendants who can afford it. What started out as an antidote to overcrowding has evolved into a two-tiered justice system that allows people convicted of serious crimes to buy their way into safer and more comfortable jail stays, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!