“The numbers that you’re seeing in jail now are ... true numbers for this reservation,” a tribal judge said last month. Can tribal traditions help?
One reporter brought the Two Elk scandal to light and tracked the twisting tale of greed, fraud and government ineptitude for more than a decade.
Cops, docs and bureaucrats all agree holes in mental health and substance abuse treatment go hand-in-hand with Wyoming’s prison crowding problem.
A private immigration jail proposal has brought the tensions of a divided nation to bear on a town of 12,000.
Wyoming has purchased the tools to help incarcerated mothers and their children, but has failed to deploy them.