Julie Jones, secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections for two years, says an increase in gang activity behind bars is contributing in a rise in use of force.
Julie Jones, secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections for two years, says an increase in gang activity behind bars is contributing in a rise in use of force. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Julie Jones, secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections for two years, says an increase in gang activity behind bars is contributing in a rise in use of force. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

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