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Special Facilities and Populations - Military Incarceration, U.s. Territories And Commonwealths, Jails In Indian Country, Immigrants In Confinement


Most prisons and jails are associated with federal, state, and local government, and adhere to the same general sets of laws and regulations. There are some exceptions, however. A few organizations and areas within the United States have specialized prison facilities of their own. There are also some types of prisoners, such as immigrants and death row inmates, that are handled differently from most other prisoners in the American correctional system.

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