Amid fallout from the death of a schizophrenic jail inmate who was held in a restraint chair for nearly two days, San Luis Obispo County says it has made “sweeping” changes in how it deals with mentally ill inmates, including banning the chair and instituting other reforms to protect inmates and streamline their psychiatric treatment.
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