JDI IN THE NEWS - 2009

Prisoners Report Increase In Rape By Prison Staff, NPR, September 21, 2009

New statistics by the U.S. Department of Justice show an increase in sexual abuse of prisoners by prison staff. Perhaps more surprisingly, the study finds that sexual misconduct by female employees of the prison system is happening at a disproportionate rate. Glenn Fine, the study's author, who serves as inspector general for the Department of Justice, explains why the numbers are rising.

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