SAVING $1 MILLION: L.A. JAIL MAKES B'FAST SWITCH
- Florida jail charges inmates. // FoodService Director;10/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p8
Reports that the sheriff in Marion County, Florida was given the okay by a state court of appeals to continue charging inmates for the cost of meals served to them in jail. Details on inmates were being charged since 1995; Amount of money collected by the sheriff in 1997; Reaction of civil...
- WASHINGTON PRISONS RUNNING OUT OF ROOM. // Corrections Forum;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p10
The article reports that some Washington prisons are bursting at the seams due to the recent closures of three prisons coupled with an increase in the number of incoming inmates.
- GUANTANAMO A MODEL OF ILLEGALITY. SEVRIN, GENEVIèVE // International Justice & Impunity: The Case of the United States;2008, p90
The article focuses on the series of events at the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The camp opened in January 2002 to receive prisoners arrested in Afghanistan since December 2001. On March 11, 2002, the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia stated that the detainees cannot be presented...
- Father Ciszek's First Public Statement. CISZEK, WALTER // America;10/26/1963, Vol. 109 Issue 17, p475
The author reflects on his ordeal as a prisoner in Russia. He mentions his arrest by Soviet police in 1941 during the war between Germany and the Soviet Union and his eventual imprisonment for 15 years on charges that he was a spy of the Vatican. He relates how he would be able to say Mass and...
- State prison doesn't want to distribute condoms. // Gay & Lesbian Times;12/7/2006, Issue 989, p31
The article reports on the refusal of state prison officials in Cranston, Rhode Island to distribute condoms to inmates despite a recommendation from the National Minority AIDS Council. Ellen Alexander, assistant director of administration at the state Department of Correction states that...
- Burnet County Jail log. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);4/23/2008, Vol. 136 Issue 17, p4A
The article lists the persons who have been booked into the Burnet County Jail in Texas on April 9-14, 2008.
- NI prisons seek to cut 75,000 pounds cost per inmate. Pryde, Andrew // Public Finance;06/08/2001-06/14/2001, p21
Focuses on the annual cost of prisoner holding in Northern Ireland. Comparison of cost between inmate in England and Wales; Pledge of the Northern Ireland Prison Service to reduce costs; Implications on the changes in service direction.
- United States: prison population reaches 2 million. Douglas, Carol Anne; McCauley, Moira; Ostrow, Melissa; Wimbrow, Melissa // Off Our Backs;May/Jun2003, Vol. 33 Issue 5/6, p8
Cites a U.S. Justice Department report which found that the prison population in the U.S. has reached two million. Percentage of increase in prison and jail population from June 2001 to June 2002; Ethnic profile of prison inmates.
- Jail Population Overlooked in Reform Efforts. Allen, Freddie // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;2/25/2015, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p9
The article presents a report titled, "Incarceration's Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America," that offers information about a aproportionate number of Black men and women in and out and back into jails.
- The head of prisons admits that suicide rates are 'hideous' and overpopulation rife; yet he wants more children locked up. Riddell, Mary // New Statesman;11/4/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4612, p30
Focuses on the rising population of prison inmates in Great Britain as of November 2002. Problems associated with the growth of population in prisons; Concerns on the budget allocated for the institutions; Information on the decline of suicide rates among inmates.