Photo Details

Photo detail

November 24, 2012

This 2009 photo released by photographer Richard Ross shows a male juvenile at Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center in Mendota, Wis. The stark images are part of a haunting exhibit, "Juvenile In Justice,íí that creator Richard Ross hopes will bring changes in the way the nation deals with the approximately 70,000 youths held in detention or correctional facilities across the country on any given night _ many of them for offenses no more serious than skipping school. (AP Photo/Richard Ross)