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Old 10-04-2010, 11:02 AM  
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Overpopulated Prisons in Texas

Inmates in hundreds of Texas city jails dangerously unsupervised, report says | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Texas Regional News

Overcrowding has been an increasing issue. Any thoughts? This is happening all over the nation.
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Old 10-04-2010, 01:18 PM  
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Put all rival gangs together and call it "population adjustment?"
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:55 AM  
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That article isn't about prisons, but city jails. Typically, the city jail is just the drunk tank & minor drug possession, right? This is for short term stuff; I don't think they keep anyone for more than a few days. You might drop some domestic violence or petty theft types there, but there isn't an established gang population.

Once you move up to county jail you'll get some people who are there longer term then state jail or prison after that. You'll have gangs in county jails & higher, but city jails are generally too small for that. They only hold a dozen people.
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Old 11-03-2010, 05:32 AM  
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And today most of the cities, especially the larger cities do not have a "city jail" they contract to the county, since the inmates are there for such short stays, and thn the city doesn't have the problems with the courts in housing prisoners.
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:51 PM  
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Ship them all to Iraq & afganastan or Haiti
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I'm rather not surprised.
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