Monday, June 27, 2016

Report finds services lacking for inmates with disabilities

A new report released last week by disability and prisoner advocates aims to raise awareness of what they are calling a “lack of accommodations” for inmates with physical disabilities, cognitive impairments and multiple other special needs.    


  1. Bob Lombard6/27/16, 1:40 PM

    Some of those 'cognitive impairments' are why most of the prison population is there. They don't think STRAIGHT.

  2. Don't do the crime if you can't do the time. Surprise sex is the best thing to wake up to, unless you are in prison.

  3. chuck gregory6/27/16, 7:50 PM

    When I was a volunteer at SSCF, I was surprised at how much a high-school level mentality there was among the population.

  4. Their "disabilities" did not interfere with the commission of the crime that got them locked should not interfere with their ability to serve their punishment for their crimes. Stop with the liberal failed bleeding heart philosophies.

  5. As mentioned before, society overwhelmingly benefits from this element being incarcerated for the longest possible sentence. Both to protect future victims and to prevent irresponsible breeding of more mental deficients. Fact is, not everyone can function in a free society.

  6. Hurt or steal from someone, get a free ride to jail, get room and full board, medical, education, cable tv in your room, computer access, meals, air conditioning and heat. No shoveling snow, no mowing the grass, no upkeep on the house, no responsibility, heck ya don't even have to cook or wash the dishes. All paid for by the folks that were ripped off or harmed. I wonder how many military people would love to have such luxuries? We really need to change our jails.

    1. RE: We really need to change our jails (system.)

      We have a very rare chance this fall to do exactly that. Use your vote wisely.


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