mentally ill prison
Amir Hall (or Mir, as his family calls him) was originally arrested in October 2007, for the unarmed robbery of a Verizon
Last summer, a 25-year-old robbery suspect at Rikers Island took a ball of concentrated soap meant to clean his jail cell
Studies by the US government have found over half of all jail and prison inmates have mental health issues, and suicide is the number one cause of death in local jails. HuffPost Front Page Editor Alana Horowitz joins Ahmed to discuss.
In 2000, when Armando Cruz was 17, a local police officer was attacked with a knife from behind. His throat was cut but he