Coronavirus

L.A.’s Probation Offices Close as Advocates Urge Department to Lower Use of Lockup

The Los Angeles County Probation Department announced on Tuesday that it would shutter all probation offices, close down juvenile detention facilities and consider ways to lower new entries in an effort to prevent the spread […]

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Child Trauma

The Crime of Punishment

by Kristin Herbert “I was 15 the first time I went to solitary,” said Edwin R., now in his late 20s. “I had just found out my father passed away, and this guy called me over […]