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Alarming Indiana Jail Health Care Failures

The confluence of the opioid epidemic and the relocation of low-level offenders to Indiana county jails, among other factors, have left jails dramatically overcrowded, understaffed, and lacking adequate resources to appropriately house and care for the individuals incarcerated there.

September 4, 2019 Prisoner Rights Smart Justice

Indiana’s Jail Overcrowding Crisis

Across Indiana, inmates are being subjected to overcrowded jail cells and inhumane living conditions. Many are forced to sleep on cell floors, exposed to extremely dirty conditions with insects and black mold.

August 23, 2019 Smart Justice

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