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Feature July 29
But you probably wouldn’t know it, because sheriffs rule them with little accountability. After one man's death in a notorious lockup, residents of a Missouri town fought back.
Coronavirus May 13
Some sheriffs are buying ultraviolet light machines traditionally used by hospitals.
Coronavirus March 26
With in-person visits suspended nationwide, people with loved ones behind bars say they’re being left in the dark.
The California Experiment April 23, 2019
Effort to cut prison overcrowding puts some jails in crisis.
Feature March 22, 2019
Can New York City build its way out of mass incarceration?
News January 29, 2018
After a Marshall Project story, a man serving nine years in jail is moved to a prison.
News January 23, 2018
A glitch in North Carolina law is trapping people for years in unequipped jails.
News April 28, 2017
The news from your local lockup is not good.
Feature September 8, 2015
Why people are using sites like Yelp to vent and offer tips about prison and jail.
News August 4, 2015
A new report and a growing phenomenon.