Can Mental Health Treatment Help Solve the Overcrowding Crisis at L.A. County Jails?

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L.A. County’s jails are so crowded with mentally ill inmates, it’s become a crisis. In a new report out today, L.A. County’s District Attorney recommends sending non-violent criminals with mental health and addiction issues to treatment instead of lockup.

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Guest:
Jackie Lacey - Los Angeles District Attorney - @ladaoffice

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath