Recent Examples of inmate from the Web
Firstly, some inmates cost the jail upwards of $200 a day, depending on their medical needs.
One lawsuit alleged that inmates with disabilities were forced to bark like dogs for food.
The Kansas Department of Corrections says the facility, which houses more than 2,000 inmates, needs a staff of around 682 workers.
She was punished with long stretches of single-cell confinement, and her fellow inmates were often subjected to collective punishment in response to her protests.
During this volunteer effort, Martin noticed inmates with offensive tattoos that posed barriers to future employment.
He was only supposed to be there for two days before going back to court, but on his second day inside, Martin got into a fight and was stabbed four times by another inmate with a pen that was melted and fashioned into a knife.
The former Illinois Youth Center prison in Joliet has been transformed into a mental health treatment unit male inmates with severe mental illness.
In addition to its Jewish inmates, Dachau housed political offenders, Jehovah’s Witnesses, gay men, Roma and those deemed asocial: nonconformists, vagrants and, in Bavarian artist Georg Tauber’s case, addicts.
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: a person who is kept in a prison or mental hospital
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