Letters, Mar. 5, 1945

Sequel in Seattle


The story in TIME (Feb. 5) of the boy brutally tortured and killed in Seattle's King County Jail is one that should rouse to action every juvenile officer, jail warden, mayor, policeman and governor in the U.S.! It comes as a climax to the stories already being spread by investigators all over the country as to local jail conditions and the pitiful care being given juvenile delinquents.

What kind of a warden or caretaker is in that King County Jail, or any other jail, that would turn a deaf ear to...

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