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Arizona Prison System (access required)

Key figures in the Arizona prison system: Population • 31,146 is the number of inmates in the state prison system, consisting of 28,745 in state-operated prisons, 2,315 in privately operated prisons, 86 in Coconino County Jail. • 27,178 is the ...

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New Hospital Planned For Florence (access required)

Plans are underway to open a hospital in Florence that will serve prisoners and the public. The hospital would save the state the cost of transporting sick inmates elsewhere for medical treatment, said Gary Faulkner, president of the Florence Chamber ...

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