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Report Cites Failure to Act Against Abusers of Juveniles in Detention

"For more than a decade, the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has conducted anonymous surveys of youngsters in custody. Those surveys have produced startling estimates: that some 10 percent of children in detention have reported sexual abuse by either staff or peers, often repeatedly, and often at the hands of female guards who victimize boys."

https://www.propublica.org/article/report-cites-failure-to-act-against-abusers-of-juveniles-in-detention


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