St. Louis Jail System’s Longest-Serving Inmate Illustrates Mental Health Needs

Jail is supposed to be a temporary affair. If bail is too expensive, defendants are held until they are sent to prison, or freed.

The average length of stay in St. Louis jails is 233 days. That includes people serving short-term sentences.

Then there’s the rare case of 37-year-old Calvin D. Brown.

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St. Louis Jail System’s Longest-Serving Inmate Illustrates Mental Health Needs

Jail is supposed to be a temporary affair. If bail is too expensive, defendants are held until they are sent to prison, or freed.

The average length of stay in St. Louis jails is 233 days. That includes people serving short-term sentences.

Then there’s the rare case of 37-year-old Calvin D. Brown.

To read the full original article, click here.

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