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Jailbreaks in Pennsylvania are not as common as recent events imply

A Spotlight PA analysis of Pennsylvania Department of Corrections data reveals jailbreaks aren’t as common as recent high-profile examples imply.

By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA

How some police, attorneys, and jails are trying to help Pa.’s ailing system for mentally ill people

Without a statewide solution, some local officials are finding ways to prevent people unfit to stand trial from getting trapped in the criminal justice system.
By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA