Solitary Confinement In Adult Prisons

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After reading the article, I do agree that juveniles should be segregate from the adult prison for protection. However, I don 't agree with the solitary confinement and being restrained in small spaces. Most of these juvenile offenders have nonviolent criminal charges. Solitary confinement can cause all kinds of mental and psychological problems for juveniles. There have been cases where juveniles committ suicide while in adult prison because they have experienced physical abuse, mistreatment by staff members and long stays in solitary confinement. The data on solitary confinement should be made public because taxpayers fund the correctional system prisons. The public needs to know what juveniles goes through as they are sent to adult facilities.
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