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Tent City Jail - Maricopa County, Arizona (18 images)

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(Phoenix, Arizona) Established in 1993, the Maricopa County "Tent City" Jail has housed nearly 500,000 inmates. The outdoor facility houses both male and female inmates in old Korean War army tents. The jail exposes inmates to high temperatures during the summer. Inmates sleep under the tents and wear the old-fashioned jail uniform black-and-white stripes uniforms. Photos by Eduardo Barraza © 2011
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