The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham. The Vera Institute, a leading authority on criminal justice reform, says 59 percent of people in Whatcom County Jail are there await trial.
The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham. The Vera Institute, a leading authority on criminal justice reform, says 59 percent of people in Whatcom County Jail are there await trial. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald file
The Whatcom County Courthouse in downtown Bellingham. The Vera Institute, a leading authority on criminal justice reform, says 59 percent of people in Whatcom County Jail are there await trial. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald file

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