WHIO Reports: Justice at the Jailhouse


This edition of WHIO Reports focused on Miami Valley jails. Dayton Daily News reporter Josh Sweigart and guests expanded on investigations into the issues that local jails are facing due to budgetary constraints, drug use and mental health issues.  

Guests include Mike Brickner, Senior Policy Director, ACLU of Ohio; Sheriff Michael Simpson, Preble County; and Josh Sweigart, Reporter, DDN.

WHIO Reports airs at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 23.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Justice in the Jailhouse   

  • » 15 lawsuits allege mistreatment of inmates at area jails
  • » Officer who sheriff tried to charge for jail assault claims unfairness (VIDEO)
  • » Jail cameras capture some drama, little detail (VIDEO)
  • » Lawsuits allege deadly neglect of inmates in Butler, Warren counties
  • » Officers spit on, attacked in jails bursting with mentally ill (VIDEO)
  • » More oversight sought for area jails

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