The Overcrowding Of Prisons

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One of the points that I found interesting to from the audio “Prison Crisis: Overcrowded And Unconstitutional”, was the acknowledgement that they made towards the overcrowding of prisons. I found shocking, that within the years, prisons have become very dangerous, endangering the safety of prisoners and also the guards. It was stated that a guard is usually “… armed with a Mini-14, which is the primary weapon, our last use-of-force option for lethal force. He has a 40-millimeter Exact Impact Round, and then he has a .38 caliber revolver as his personal defense” (2:40). I believe that much of the issues that occur in prisons, has to be the result of overcrowding. One of the men in the audio acknowledged that, “we do have gymnasiums that we’ve

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