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County Jail Run for Profit: Inmates = Slaves

County Jail Run for Profit: Inmates = Slaves

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County Jail Run for Profit: Inmates = Slaves
Civil Rights Attorney ^ | November 19, 2015 | Jaye Ryan, Attorney at Law

Posted on 11/19/2015 4:46:45 PM PST by Talkwire

Jails are NOT profit centers, and people in custody are not slaves. Privatization of jail system phones and commissary has resulted in overcharging inmates, and a lucrative revenue source for the Contra Costa County Jail.

Remember our justice system is based around the presumption of innocence, “Innocent until proven Guilty”. In fact, in 78% of Contra Costa County jail detainees are awaiting trial. These are people who could not make bail and are in the jail awaiting their day in court. Pre-sentence inmates are milked like revenue cows to make money for the County.

The Contra Costa Jail makes $1.5Million a year from overcharging detainees for phone and commissary services.

Full article here

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; US: California
KEYWORDS: aclu; constitution; jail; scumsuckingswine; spc

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1 posted on 11/19/2015 4:46:45 PM PST by Talkwire

To: Talkwire

You seem to have mistaken FR for DU.

2 posted on 11/19/2015 4:49:07 PM PST by sparklite2 (Islam = all bathwater, no baby.)

To: Talkwire

Don’t do the crime if you can’t pay the fine.

And if have to pay the fine, don’t whine.
After the events in Paris on 11/13, I will be adding
this to my posts for the next week. I’m certain our
turn is coming again soon. We stand united against
Islamic extremists.
Some music for reflection if the mood strikes you.
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beautiful [02:23]

An honorable mention also goes out to Lassana Bathily , a Muslim immigrant from Mali.
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on the terrorists, and providing the location of survivors in the deli.
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3 posted on 11/19/2015 4:49:17 PM PST by DoughtyOne (I support President Pre-elect Donald J. Trump. Karl Rove, the GOPe, and Leftist’s worst nightmare.)

To: sparklite2

$25 for one call using jail system phones is too cheap?

4 posted on 11/19/2015 4:53:18 PM PST by TYVets

To: Talkwire

“Ya don’t say!”


5 posted on 11/19/2015 4:53:43 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)

To: Talkwire

people in custody are not slaves.

Looks like someone didn’t bother to ever read the Constitution. Maybe the dude (or dudette – not sure what a Jaye is) ought to try going to…

 if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman’s hand.


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