Example sentences for: jails

How can you use “jails” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Inmates are escaping from jails, and the president has lost control of the army.

  • And, adds the paper, Palestinians pressing for the repatriation of their relatives in Israeli jails took to Gaza streets.

  • It is hard for me to believe that he would ignore the education or criminal justice facts--or that African-Americans would ignore the dropping numbers of students in college and graduate school programs, the rising level of blacks incarcerated, or increasing number of jails.

  • We're talking, after all, about a city government that--with an annual budget of about $5 billion and a shrinking population--runs schools that cannot shelter, much less educate its children; cannot mend its roads or keep its drinking water potable; cannot police its own police force, let alone its streets or jails; cannot care for the sick, or elderly, or homeless.

  • After sentencing, a Y.P. will go to a Y.O.I. Young Offenders Institute, whilst his adult counterpart may go to a Dispersal , where longtermers are assessed before being sent to other jails.


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