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Two Central Ohio Youth Lockups Near The Top in Sexual Assaults

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12:55PM
June
6, 2013

Two Central Ohio lockups for juveniles have some of the nation’s highest rates of sexual assault against inmates.

Ohio Prison Wardens and Workers Keep Close Watch On Growing Number of Prisoners.

12:00AM
November
26, 2007

Ohio’s prison population recently topped 50,000 inmates, or more than 30 percent over capacity. The crowded prisons has subtly changed how wardens, corrections officers, and other prison workers do their jobs. At the Pickaway Correctional Institution, near Orient, more than 2,300 inmates are serving time.

Churches Prepare to Mentor Ohio Inmates

12:00AM
July
27, 2006

Hundreds of law-abiding Ohioans say they’re ready to go to prison next month. It’s part of a week-long campaign with churches and volunteers vowing to mentor inmates, so they’re less likely to return to a life of crime, after they’re freed.