Metro Regional Youth Detention Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Facility is rated for 150 males and 50 females, but at the time of the photographer's visit the population was 189. Children as young as 7 years of age are incarcerated here.
The new Clayton County Youth Development and Justice Center is being touted as a new and better approach when it comes to rehabilitating incarcerated youth. Read more about it here: http://www.ajc.com/news/clayton/youth-justice-a-model-1459501.html