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MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES...

The BBC are running a story today about mental health detentions leading to suicides. The Care Quality Commission has found major lapses in procedures dealing with people with serious mental health episodes. 263 more words

Mental Health

Three In Jail (2015)

1. Poor.
2. Ill.
3. Addicted.
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One more day-
Not part of the crowd
that has money to
splurge and finely get away.

Poetry

New report shows jails being used to warehouse the poor, ill and addicted

Incarceration’s Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America

The number of people incarcerated in America’s jail system on any given day has increased by over 325% over the past 30 years, from housing around 224,000 in 1983 to 731,000 in 2013. 232 more words

News

Lawsuit: St. Louis County Town Jails Are 'Debtors Prisons'

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal lawsuits allege that jails in the St. Louis County towns of Ferguson and Jennings operate essentially as modern-day debtors’ prisons, where minor traffic offenses can lead to extended periods behind bars. 500 more words

News

Lockdown

On the evening news I heard that two schools in my local region “were on lockdown today because of an armed man in the vicinity of the schools.   266 more words

Communication

Welcome to the Sunshine State !!!!

Where on a daily basis you will find a news article on one or more of the following –

Corruption, Brutality/Excessive Force, Abuse of Power, Extortion, “Mishandling” of funds, Neglect, Code of Conduct Violations, Ethics Violations, and more… 38 more words

Police Brutality

'Not Mayberry anymore': Oil patch cops scramble to keep up

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from Sinaloa, Mexico, home to one of the world’s most violent drug cartels. 1,010 more words

National / World