Posts tagged ‘prisoners’

October 19, 2015

Caption this . . .

by duncanr

hooded prisoners

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July 30, 2014

Aussie Prison Break IN

by duncanr

drunk prisonerthey do things ‘arse about tip’ in Australia

here in the UK, we lock criminals up and try to stop them breaking out of jail

in Australia, on the other hand, the problem is criminals breaking into the jail

November 23, 2013

The Great Escape that Wasn’t

by duncanr
I'm outta here

I’m outta here

When Typhoon Yolanda tore through the Philippines, many buildings were destroyed or damaged. Amongst these was the Leyte Provincial Jail. The roof was torn off. That, and the flash floods that filled the cells with head-high water meant around 600 prisoners being held, awaiting trial, simply swam out of their flooded cells to freedom

Now, several days after the mass escape, . . .

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April 13, 2012

Pussy in Prison

by duncanr

A man can get quite lonely in prison (so I’m told)

The all-male environment discourages men from revealing the softer side of their nature lest they be thought effeminate

Instead, they compete with one another to demonstrate that they are as macho (if not more so) than the next man

All this pent-up frustration and simmering violence makes life stressful for prisoners and . . .

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February 3, 2012

Pigs Not Happy with Artwork

by duncanr

Prisoners are a captive work-force.

They’re also a source of cheap labour

When you need a job doing, and money is tight, getting prisoners to do the job might seem, therefore, like a bright idea

However, the red faces amongst Vermont prison and police personnel and the sniggers on the faces of the prisoners illustrate that this is not always the case !

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January 13, 2012

Bringing Call Centres to a Prison near You

by duncanr

prison call centre

Many companies in the UK that operate ‘call-centres’ to deal with telephone calls from users of the goods or services they provide, have outsourced these call centres to countries like India.

The high unemployment rate in the UK has prompted some folk to call for these outsourced jobs to be brought back ‘home’

Since the prime motivation for . . .

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October 11, 2011

Thieving Firefighters

by duncanr

The USA incarcerates a greater percentage of it’s population than any other country in the world (

This is an expensive practice. One state (Georgia), however, has come up with a bright/stupid* plan to eliminate around $500,000 a year from their prison budget.

It proposes to put two prisoners in each of three . . .

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September 25, 2011

Prison or Church for Sinners

by duncanr

There’s a few raised eyebrows over in Alabama at a proposal to sentence non-violent felons to a church rather than a cell

Under the ‘Restore our Community’ program, first-time offenders convicted of a non-violent crime that carries a sentence of up to 12 months in prison could choose instead to attend church for a year (

Jesus Christ !

Prison or Church ?

It’s a hell of a choice – you’re buggered whatever you do 😦