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Spate of prison riots raises concerns about safety for staff and inmates




The California Institution for Men prison fence is seen in Chino, California.
The California Institution for Men prison fence is seen in Chino, California.
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California corrections officials are investigating an unusual spike in prison riots.

Over the past three weeks, one inmate was killed; at another prison, guards shot and injured an inmate. There was an incident at a third prison as well.

KPCC's Julie Small looks at the violence that sent dozens of prisoners to hospitals.

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