Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Texas will comply with PREA, and other stories

Here are a few items which merit Grits readers' attention even if I don't have time this week to fully adumbrate them:

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

That SSRN article is the best thing ever - laughing with you, Grits.

Anonymous said...

I never really understood what aspects of PREA were rejected by Gov. Perry, for in the prison system we have been followin PREA guidelines, practices and training for at least two years of which I am aware. We had already been doing a whole lot of rape-prevention education and training, making PREA material seem somewhat elementary and and uninsightful. Certainly nothing new there. Oh well, with Gov Abbott's acceptance of PREA maybe everyone can be happy now.

Prison DOc

Anonymous said...

Looks to me like Texas needs more services.
Ohio

SO FAQ said...

I read your emails almost everyday and live not far from your hometown. I have been on your email list for over a year now and this is my favorite story you have done.

I like it so much I am posting a copy here:
http://sexoffenderfaq.blogspot.com/p/new-blogs-part-2-updated-june-12-2015.html bottom of the page.

People like you are the reason freedom still exists in the; Land of the Free.

Anonymous said...

so those 200 + youth sent by Harris county to out of state facilities have little to no oversight by anyone in the state & little incentive to report anything they do. Our in-state contract facilities are much the same. Most of the namby pamby programs don't work at rehabilitating these youth. Kids at boarding school have more structure & discipline than the state programs for juveniles.

Anonymous said...

*The day after Perry is told that his ass is going to trial, Abbott comes out in favor of protecting inmates from but-pirates. Smells like Perry & Paxton begged Abbott to breakout the PREA but-plugs. R's taking care of Indicted R's, now that's brotherhood.

*226 'richers' parents paid for their children to be placed in non-violent programs. In order for that to happen, you'd have to look at the judges. Getting them to show you their greased palms would take a deeper investigation. (hint, hint Mike).

*Brown is the best thing Big-D has ever had in uniform. The only ones anti-Brown are the ones that would like to return to the olden days of being able to get away with committing crimes on & off shift. Brown didn't play on day one & has continued to do the right thing with probably one exception - that being, given police officers 5 days to get their stories straight before they can be interviewed. That was and is complete bullshit and he should make it go away. If he didn't implement that shit, I guarantee you that a couple of thousand of us of all colors would have marched on his behalf to stay put.

Paul Hoover said...

I have a huge problem with PREA, having spent a bit of time in the Texas Dept. of Corruption, called decades. I noticed the ones allocated these, (from I WITNESSED do-as little-as-necessary and only what you absolutely Have-To positions). They were allocated to favored employees either by Local long standing relationships prior to TDC's emergence in their community or a relationship evolving during their employment, IF you know what I mean. Anyways methinks just simple commonsense and considerate not to mention professional diagnostic and classification measures. Would go along ways towards allievating most, never all, after all it is Prison. Of this Horrid crime, that ruins already ruined lives. It goes beyond that and this is off topic in the mannar chronic masturbater"s are handled and penalized (pun intended) mostly laughing it off, or in their macho B.S. claiming men will be men and Women should'nt work here. Bottom line.Let the corrections committees, in cognito spend a week behind bars

Anonymous said...

I would like to hear a few sheriff's weigh in on PREA. There were a few who said "not in my jail."

Anonymous said...

10:41 just from your stupid comments I can tell you know nothing about juvenile.