Buildings that house places of confinement operated by a local government both for temporary detention of sentenced and unsentenced individuals and for persons serving sentences of less than one year; for longer periods of confinement and more secure than lockups, but less confining and for shorter confinements than prisons.

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2933

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Topic ID
2933
Title
Jails
Date Added
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 12, 2022
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