For Broward’s homeless, jail is often the lesser evil – floridabulldog.org

Officials say homeless people typically cycle through the streets to the jail and court and back to the streets again—often ending up doing hard time when their three misdemeanors add up to a felony. Well-meaning judges like Levy work with overburdened public defenders to find targeted programs, as they did for Ortiz, but their options have shrunk over time.

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