Examples of lockup in a Sentence
the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
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The blaze at the Valencia city police station’s lockup was reportedly sparked by prisoners setting mattresses alight in a jailbreak attempt.
In January, Walker got behind the idea of closing the prison and housing teen inmates at regional lockups.
Florida legislators, judges, state attorneys and public defenders will be able to make surprise inspections of juvenile detention lockups and residential programs under a bill that passed the Senate and was sent to the governor Wednesday.
Mendez is in custody in a federal lockup in Morrow County, Ohio, north of Columbus.
Five juvenile lockups remain today but are spread out in rural areas, which juvenile advocates say has made finding and retaining qualified officers difficult.
The office investigates noncriminal complaints of youth in the system and performs monthly visits and evaluations at each of the state’s five youth lockups.
Cell blocks for veterans are an increasingly common feature of state and county lockups as the criminal justice system focuses on troubled former service members.
Longtime Boone County Jailer Ed Prindle announced his retirement the morning of Feb. 28, passing keys to the 500-bed lockup to his successor at noon that day.
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Definition of lockup for English Language Learners
: a place where prisoners are kept
: a garage (sense 1) that is rented out
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