What are the things you would most like to see changed about prisons?
As an ex prisoner I think that there should be single cells so that there is less chance of trouble between prisoners as long as you get enough time out of your cell each day. I think there should also be more done when people get released to support them getting back on track like help with housing and finding jobs.
Asked By: pauld - 3/2/2007
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Having the option of single cells would be a very good start, I say option because I know several current and former inmates for whom that would be torture... More
Answered By: UppityBroad68 - 3/3/2007
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I think that they shouldn't be pampered like they are, and having privileges of TV and Rec Rooms and play time should be restricted and things like chain gangs should be reestablished so that the inmate pays his way instead of me supporting him and what he did! We make it to easy for them.
Answered By: wingshooter08 - 3/2/2007
Well I agree with you for the most part, but there is the other side of the coin and that is I think more needs to be done to incarserate offenders. Would much rather see money being spent on helping the victoms than helping the offenders. I do however see the value of helping ex cons out on the right path to being a... More
Answered By: letsget_dangerous - 3/2/2007
There should be no TV, radio, or telephones in the cells. Also, we should make them work on highways, etc. to defray the costs. Why should prisoners get free room and board with a gym, TV, radio, 3 square meals, and telephones in their cells? Our homeless don't even have that.
Answered By: America_YES - 3/2/2007
No perks, it is supposed to be punishment. No TV, work out equipment, nada.
Answered By: sway_26 - 3/2/2007
definately. i just think there should be more security, or more competant security at least. what happens in there when the guards aren't looking or are slacking off is horrendous. congratulations on getting out honey. <3
Answered By: mica - 3/2/2007
I'm not sure what you were in prison for, but hopefully you've turned you're life around for the better. As for my opinion...they should change prison back to the way they had it along time ago. Sure, single cells would illiminate alot of the hostility going on. I really think they should stop giving the pleasures of... More
Answered By: Steffylou - 3/2/2007
By decriminalizing minor drug offenses we could free up ALOT of cell space and maybe then it could really be a "corrections" environement rather than a punishment one.
Answered By: greatlakesdude - 3/2/2007
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