Washington’s civil commitment center on McNeil Island houses 239 sex offenders after their release from prison. After settling a lawsuit with Disability Rights Washington over the care of mentally ill patients, the program claims to be making changes, like hiring more staff and using isolation less.

Read more from Drew Mikkelson for KING5 NBC:

http://www.king5.com/news/local/following-lawsuit-state-says-its-getting-better-treating-sex-offenders/412855791

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