( 4UMF NEWS ) Crime Pays $52 Billion Yearly:
Crime pays Denver State Corrections $52 Billion yearly. The prison population is growing faster than the general population , with 4 of every 10 prisoners suffering from mental illness. mentally ill patients are locked down in solitary twenty two hours daily.
“There is an inherent disconnect between the security mission and mental health considerations.” Robert Hood , former Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary Administrative Maximum, or ADX, from 2002 until 2005 , where solitary confinement is an administrative tool.
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- For mentally ill inmates, care behind bars often out of reach (usnews.msnbc.msn.com)
- Montana’s House Of Shame – MSP (montanacorruption.org)
- The Gray Box: An investigative look at solitary confinement (moorbey.wordpress.com)
- “A Time to Speak Up”: Prisoner Freed After a Decade in Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania (moorbey.wordpress.com)
- Reductions in “The Gray Box” another silver lining of lean corrections budgets (sentencing.typepad.com)
- What Mental Illness is to Me Part II (kstruggles.wordpress.com)