Pima County Upgrades Juvenile Facility for Violent Offenders

TUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County is spending almost $1.2 million to upgrade its juvenile detention facility to house violent juvenile offenders currently held at the county jail.

Next year, officials will begin housing violent juvenile offenders at the existing juvenile detention facility in an effort to free up much needed bed space at the county’s overcrowded adult jail.

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