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The Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that 4 percent of federal prison inmates said they were sexually victimized in 2011-12. Claims of victimization in Arizona prisons ranged from zero at La Palma to 9.1 percent at Perryville that year.

Arizona was one of seven states to miss a May 15 deadline to meet standards of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, triggering a 5 percent cut in Justice Department grants to the state. Gov. Jan Brewer said the state is curbing prison assaults without "unreasonable" federal rules. Read more»