jail population

Public defenders welcomed the move as an initial step — but said it will leave hundreds of nonviolent offenders in jail.
Eleven places will each get at least $1 million to reduce their jail population.
St. Louis County was one of 191 jurisdictions from 45 states that applied. Along with several other counties across the country
A private foundation will give out millions of dollars in grants to local jurisdictions that agree to try new ways to safely reduce the number of people in jails.
"We know that local problems require local solutions," Garduque said. "The aim is to show that, regardless of your starting