Report Seeks to Reduce High D.C. Jail Suicide Rates


(11/13/2013)
In response to a high number of suicide attempts, an independent review was recently released outlining how D.C. jails can improve both facilities and policies to help prevent inmate suicide. Conducted by Lindsay M. Hayes, director of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, the report contained numerous recommendations for improving safety and oversight throughout the facility.