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Aging Prison Population Finds Parole Elusive

by Matthew Clarke published in Prison Legal News January, 2019, According to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Justice, about 11% of the state and federal prison population in 2016 was over age 55. Of those prisoners, numbering roughly 160,000,...

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Elder Abuse at Perryville

This is not an isolated case of elder abuse at the women's prison. Sgt. G admitted to an inmate that cases of inmate elder abuse are too common here. The latest example was a 64 year old lady who uses a cane. Her 20 year old room mate didn't want to room "with an old...

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