of people in the Orange County Jail have not been convicted of a crime, and are being held only because of the current bail system.*
*based on most recent data available from the CA Board of State and Community Corrections daily average prison populations in county jails.
I have seen people freak out when they see their loved one in those cages.
A Day in Orange County Court
Los Angeles Times: "ACLU sues Orange County DA and sheriff over use of jailhouse informants"
"OC Human Relations Honoring Sheriff for Anti-Immigrant Policies"
Los Angeles Daily News: "162 arrested during ICE's 3-day immigration operation across Southern California"