The federal lawsuit, filed Monday, alleged that the women in Allegheny County Jail
in Pittsburgh were punished for minor, nonviolent infractions and held for up to 22 days each.
He was being held at the Allegheny County Jail
pending arraignment on charges as an adult of aggravated assault, attempted homicide and recklessly endangering other people.
This article reports on an effort supported by this act and best practice--the Allegheny County Jail
Collaborative (ACJC) system, which is operated by jail and social service agencies--showing a 50 percent reduction in recidivism rates (Mellow, Mukamal, LoBuglio, Solomon, & Osborne, 2008; Solomon, 2008).
As a sophomore, for example, my clinical group visited the local Allegheny County Jail
during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
This study examined recidivism rates and survival time (period from release date to rearrest) among male ex-inmates released from the Allegheny County Jail
in Pennsylvania during 2003 who were tracked for three years (N = 12,545).
Rustin to share what they had learned about the impact on children when parents are in the Allegheny County Jail
A visit to the Allegheny County jail
in Pittsburgh used to be stressful for inmates' loved ones and their children.
A three-year University of Pittsburgh study of inmates who were provided with job training, education, drug and alcohol treatment, anger-management counseling, and other such services inside the Allegheny County Jail
and after their release reached similar conclusions to the RAND study.
Perez through the streets of Pittsburgh's North Side and Allegheny County Jail
as he uses religion to help men get themselves off the street and away from drug dealing.
She now works as a counselor and mentor in eight all-male state prison facilities and the Allegheny County Jail
, where she hopes she can help some of the offenders turn their lives around.
The program initially began as a consent decree because of chronic overcrowding in the Allegheny County Jail
and the lack of treatment for inmates with mental illness.
An attendee from Pittsburgh asked Bush about the crowded Allegheny County Jail
, in which a population cap was mandated by court order and suspects arrested on drug charges were being turned loose.