Suicidal Tendencies: The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections Is a Bloody Mess

Phoenix New Times | December 22, 2009
The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections is supposed to educate and rehabilitate juvenile delinquents. Instead, the agency has become the state's adolescent mental hospital, a job it's clearly not equipped to handle.

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