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U.S. Justice Department opens probe of Texas juvenile detention facilities

Justice Department investigating allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas youth lockups. At least 11 staffers have been arrested on sexual abuse charges in recent years. Move by Biden administration is latest sign of trouble for Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Just last week, a former coach at a West Texas facility was arrested on charges.
U.S. Justice Department opens probe of Texas juvenile detention facilities
7 days ago|Washington, United States

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Feds launch civil rights investigation of alleged physical, sexual abuse of juvenile detainees

The Justice Department opened the investigation after 11 arrests of juvenile detention staffers in Texas facilities who allegedly sexually abused children.

7 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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US justice department to investigate alleged Texas juvenile detention abuse

Investigation will seek to determine whether there is ‘a pattern or practice of physical or sexual abuse of children’ in state’s facilities

7 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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U.S. Justice Department opens probe of Texas juvenile detention facilities

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into juvenile detention facilities in Texas after receiving reports of physical and sexual abuse by staff members against children, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Chris Reese)

7 days ago|United Kingdom
News18 India
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Feds Launch Investigation Into Texas' Troubled Youth Lockups

AUSTIN, Texas: The Justice Department on Wednesday launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas’ embattled youth lockups, where at least 11 staffers have been arrested on sexual abuse charges in recent years.

7 days ago|India
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Justice Department Investigating Conditions At 5 Texas Juvenile Facilities

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Justice Department has opened a statewide investigation into the conditions in the five secure juvenile correctional facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.The investigation, announced Wednesday, Oct. 13, will examine whether Texas provides children confined in the facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints, and …

7 days ago|United States
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Justice Department investigating Texas Juvenile Justice operations after reports of physical, sexual abuse

The Justice Department has launched a statewide investigation into the operations of Texas youth detention facilities.

7 days ago|United States
New York Times
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Justice Dept. to Investigate Abuses in Texas’ Juvenile Prisons

Reports of excessive force, sexual misconduct, and the use of isolation and pepper spray prompted the inquiry into the treatment of incarcerated children.

7 days ago|New York, United States
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Justice Department opens investigation into Texas juvenile facilities

The Justice Department wants to determine whether a pattern of physical and sexual abuse permeates the system.

7 days ago|New York, United States
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Feds launch investigation into Texas' troubled youth lockups

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas' embattled youth lockups, where at least 11 staffers have been arrested on sexual abuse charges in recent years.

7 days ago|United States
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Justice Dept. launches civil rights investigation into Texas’s juvenile detention facilities

The probe comes after local activists and media cited reports that staff members had physically and sexually abused youths in the state-run lockups.

7 days ago|Washington, United States
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