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Female Inmate Policies

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 27, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 27:20

Guest: Emily Salisbury, Ph.D., Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas  In the national conversation about America’s over-crowded prisons, women are rarely mentioned. They’re less than 10-percent of the total inmate population. But they’re a rapidly-growing segment. Criminal justice expert Emily Salisbury says too many prisons are unprepared to deal well with female inmates. Salisbury’s research focuses on developing gender-appropriate prison facilities and programs.