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April 30, 2014 7:08 PM

Richland Jail panel addresses dealing with mentally ill

Creating special housing for inmates with acute mental illness and increasing training for officers who interact with them were among the key recommendations presented to a Richland County jail committee charged with reviewing operational practices at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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