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National Geographic Lockdown Women Behind Bars 2011
National Geographic Lockdown Women Behind Bars: With 3,900 violent female offenders, Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, California, is one of the largest and most dangerous women’s prisons in the nation. Last year, the prison recorded its first inmate murder, demonstrating that women can be every bit as violent as men. With female inmates becoming one of the fastest growing segments of California’s prison population, officers are searching for ways to stop the drug trade and reduce violence.
- Release Date:
- August 11, 2011