51 inmates were murdered by other inmates in 2000. Moreover, there were more than 34,000 reported assaults by inmates on other inmates and nearly 18,000 on staff. Rape is common – according to one study – perpetrated on 1 in every 5 inmates.
“How do you stop people who see a murder wrap as a badge of honor? How do you stop people who have already been stopped by the law and sentenced to life imprisonment?”
- Gregory Jessner, lawyer working w/ members of inmate gangs …
Hmmm … seems to me there should be some way … what did they use to do?