Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: Bail “Disrupters” to the Rescue

Description: The Bail Project highlights disparities in who can afford bail in America.

Video 2: Pay-to-Stay Jails? A Look at the Amenity-Filled Jails Offered at a Cost

Description: The concept of paying to stay in more secure jails with greater comforts is explored.

Audio Links

Audio 1: Is America Engaged in a “Vicious Circle” of Jailing the Poor?

Description: This audio highlights the modern challenges of jail and social class.

Audio 2: Screening Inmates for Mental Illness to Keep Them From Returning to Jail

Description: This podcast discusses how the jails can connect inmates to mental health care.

Web Resources

Web 1: Jail Inmates in 2016

Description: Annual data on jail inmates in the United States are presented.

Web 2: American Jail Association

Description: This website provides an overview of the national professional society for jail employees.