Visitors to an open house at the Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Center peer into a small room for housing wards in 2011. The county only this year ceased charging families for juvenile hall detainment, which raises little in revenue but can bankrupt poor families.
Visitors to an open house at the Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Center peer into a small room for housing wards in 2011. The county only this year ceased charging families for juvenile hall detainment, which raises little in revenue but can bankrupt poor families. Randall Benton RBenton@sacbee.com
Visitors to an open house at the Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Center peer into a small room for housing wards in 2011. The county only this year ceased charging families for juvenile hall detainment, which raises little in revenue but can bankrupt poor families. Randall Benton RBenton@sacbee.com

Gouging families with kids in detention serves no one

August 27, 2017 12:02 PM

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