Summary: Why Jails Have More Suicides Than Prisons

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There was a newspaper article by The Marshall Project. It is called “Why Jails Have More Suicides than Prisons.” By “Maurice Chammah and Tom Meagher.” This article came about from Justice Statistics. They are from 2000 to 2013, and they came to the surface again from Sandra Bland’s death in a Texas jail. In 2013, the rate of jails for suicide rate was “46 per 100,000” compared to prisons which was “15 per 100,000.” The reason why this happens is because in prisons you are already kicked out of society, and you know you will be there for a while. Unlike prisons, jails you are just thrown from society into jail, and not sure what to expect next. You have a dog home, worried family members, and bills to pay, or maybe you left all your lights

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