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The Concerns of Inmates

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True Jamestown. Even at my new prison I tell the inmates you want respect, you have to give respect… Sadly, thanks to liberal policies, the idiots had to be treated fair….I believe that they follow the rules, I will be fair with them, they don’t, “Just pack your stuff”……Wish I found this forums 5 years back, is good to get other officers view on things…. full thread


If You Don't Know About Gangs - You Should: Part III

By Greg Osterstuck
“Mara Salvatrucha (commonly abbreviated as MS, Mara, and MS-13) is a transnational criminal gang that originated in Los Angeles and has spread to other parts of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America.[1] The majority of the gang is ethnically composed of Central Americans and active in urban and suburban areas. In the U.S., the MS-13 specially has a heavy presence in Los Angeles County and the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California; the Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas of Fairfax County, Virginia, Montgomery County, Maryland, and Prince George's County, Maryland; Long Island, New York; the Boston, Massachusetts area; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Houston, Texas. There is also a sizable presence of MS-13 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. full story

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  • September – Food and Agriculture – Coverage of Food Service issues and Agriculture in corrections [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

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