She spent five days in jail because she couldn’t come up with $1,000. Bail overhaul advocates say her story is not uncommon.
The Washington Post
December 27, 2016

“Wise, 27, had never been in jail before October 2015, when a police officer arrived at her home and said he had a warrant for her arrest. Her younger sister, who suffers from mental illness, had filed an assault charge against her. Wise, a single mother of two, stayed in jail for five days before she was able to post bail.”

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