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According to the American Civil Liberties Union, Montana jails are in Crisis. The ACLU released a report today on the problems faced by jails and detention centers. The group says facilities are under-funded and must then grapple with overcrowding, inadequate staff as well as insufficient medical and mental healthcare.

The report suggests counties could benefit from a better pre-release risk assessment program so that more people who are not in danger could make bail.

 

 

 

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