Disability Rights California' Report Slams Santa Barbara County Jail

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"SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A report has been issued criticizing the Santa Barbara County Jail for its alleged treatment of prisoners with disabilities. The Disability Rights California (DRC) report says prisoners are denied basic mental health care, held in solitary confinement, and housed in conditions that violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown responded to the report by issuing the following statement:"