A juvenile waits in his cell during a routine lockdown at Remann Hall in Tacoma, April 3, 2015. Washington detains youth for noncriminal offenses, such as skipping school or running away, more often than any other state in the nation – and those youth are generally not separated from criminal offenders.
A juvenile waits in his cell during a routine lockdown at Remann Hall in Tacoma, April 3, 2015. Washington detains youth for noncriminal offenses, such as skipping school or running away, more often than any other state in the nation – and those youth are generally not separated from criminal offenders. Peter Haley Staff photographer
A juvenile waits in his cell during a routine lockdown at Remann Hall in Tacoma, April 3, 2015. Washington detains youth for noncriminal offenses, such as skipping school or running away, more often than any other state in the nation – and those youth are generally not separated from criminal offenders. Peter Haley Staff photographer

Washington No.1 for jailing noncriminal kids, spurred by law named for Tacoma runaway

July 12, 2015 09:39 AM

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