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Jail Violence

UN: 'Alarming' Levels Of Violence In Venezuelan Prisons

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.01.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government is facing mounting criticism from activists and the U.N. human rights office for its handling of the...

Baca's Strike Force

Peter Eliasberg | Posted 12.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Eliasberg

The announcement this week by Sheriff Lee Baca that he agrees with and intends to implement all of the recommendations laid out in a new report by the Citizen's Commission on Jail Violence is welcome news.