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Harris County Sheriff May Hand Over 17-Year-Olds to Private Prison Contractor

After failing to comply with Prison Rape Elimination Act standards requiring that 17-year-olds be separated from adults in the Harris County Jail, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly drafting plans to send the teens off to Limestone County—roughly three hours away from their families. Limestone County officials told the Houston Press that they expect [...] The post Harris County Sheriff May Hand Over 17-Year-Olds to Private Prison Contractor appeared first on True Crime Report.
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