Juveniles Sexually Abused by Staffers at Corrections Facilities

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Scandal in Idaho Shines Light on Victimization of Young People by Staff

NAMPA, Idaho—When a local nurse’s son was sent to the juvenile corrections center here at age 15, she was upset, but relieved that he would be away from drugs and gangs. The single mother said that the “night he went in, I felt bad, but I could sleep because he was safe.”

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Dow Jones & Company, Inc.'s The Wall Street Journal