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The Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond is still not in compliance with federally mandated requirements in place since the U.S. Department of Justice placed the facility under a consent decree in 2015. Structural issues and staffing problems persist at the 594-bed facility. Photo by Imani Khayyam

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Hinds County Jail ‘In Crisis,’ Still Violates Federal Consent Decree

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors dodged a bullet Monday, narrowly avoiding a federal contempt trial for ongoing conditions at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond.


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