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Weekly News Roundup


Sep 16, 2019

In a division of the Cook County jail known as the Residential Treatment Unit, jailers are trained to act more like therapists than guards. On this week’s episode, we talk to Gazette reporter Rachel Riley, who traveled to Chicago to learn about the institution for people with mental health problems who’ve landed in the criminal justice system.

Produced by Katie Klann, Colorado Springs Gazette

Reporting by Rachel Riley, Colorado Springs Gazette

Music: Let That Sink In by Lee Rosevere