Examples of lockup in a Sentence
the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
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Her husband, Reza Khandan, said Sotoudeh was arrested at their home in Tehran and taken to Evin prison, a notorious lockup just outside the city.
Since 2010, more than 30 inmates have killed themselves in county lockups, although the rate has declined in recent years.
For years drug use had washed him in and out of state lockups like a tide.
The findings, made public in March, said the lockup was out of compliance on nearly every standard set by the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.
Suboxone, a Class III controlled substance used to treat heroin addiction, is frequently smuggled into lockups nationwide, according to authorities.
One tweak would require the Legislature's budget committee in the years ahead to sign off on final details, such as where the new lockups would be located and which counties would run them.
The judge granted the motion and state Inspector Gerald Kumnick swabbed Silva’s cheek in the courtroom lockup.
His administration embarked on what at the time was the largest prison construction program ever in the U.S., building 14 lockups and driving the inmate population from 35,000 in 1982 to 96,000 in 1990, his last year in office.
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LOCKUP Defined for English Language Learners
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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