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Contra Costa County agrees to spend $250 million to improve jail conditions

Accused of ignoring the needs of physically and mentally ill and suicidal inmates at its jails, Contra Costa County has agreed to a settlement that requires $250 million in spending over five years to increase staffing and improve health care.
Oct 2, 2020

Accused of ignoring the needs of physically and mentally ill and suicidal inmates at its jails, Contra Costa County has agreed to a settlement that requires $250 million in spending over five years to increase staffing and improve health care.

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