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Jail term
« on: January 12, 2019, 09:15:17 PM »
A proposition has been put forward to basically abolish prison terms of 6 months or less, someone even suggesting it could be stretched to 12 months.
Mr. Stewart {prisons minister} says "If you bring someone in for just a few weeks they lose their house their job their family their reputation
Apparently the voice for the Howard league for Penal reform Frances Crook {how apt!} says "WE should not be using prisons for these people" {drug addicts}

Yes prisons are overcrowded and this scheme would no doubt help, apparently in 2017 approximately 86,000 offenders went to jail for 6 months or less cluttering up the penal system, a system that has been starved of resources for years and is grossly understaffed and the vast majority of prisons are over 100 years old, I personally don't care about the state of the prisons, it's not a Travellodge. Can you just imagine 86,000 offenders who should be locked up "loose" on our streets.

The solution is simple firstly INCREASE the sentences.
The second is adopt the 3 strikes and your out policy {habitual criminals would get life no chance of parole}
The third is pay the USA to build two humongous prisons for us in the Arizona desert, they man it and we send a few million every year towards the upkeep. Send all our lifers there, send all those serving more than 5 to 10 years {with no living relatives} there and send any "Mr. Bigs" there so they can't terrorise other inmates.
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Re: Jail term
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2019, 08:01:19 AM »
I agree 100% with you there, in fact you'd get my vote if you applied to be the prisons minister!

If the propositions went ahead there'd be no incentive not to commit petty crimes, as you'd be almost certain to get away with it scot free.
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Re: Jail term
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2019, 01:47:26 AM »
if you work for chesterfield borough council as pavements security you can get away with serous crimes such as assault and batery and criminal breaches of the data protection act and i have documentary and cctv evidence which proves it, so lets get rid of the criminals loose in our of our shopping centers as well, as long as a drug addict does not use crime to fund his addiction let them get on with it, the so called war on drugs is a lost cause, all it seems to do is push the drug takers into the hands of criminals which usually results into them becoming criminals themselves, i think this minister may have realised the battle is lost.