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Sherrif complains that new law will release the "good workers" from the prisons

King Ghidorah
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In case you ever wondered about the way (some) correctional officers see their inmates, I lead you no further than to Caddo Parish, La., Sheriff Steve Prator, who is ranting and raging mad about new criminal-justice reform laws that will go into effect next month—because it will mean getting rid of cheap labor.

But don’t take my word for it, hear them come from Prator’s own mouth.

According to KSLA, Prator expressed his “concerns” about the Justice Reinvestment Act, scheduled to go into effect next month, because it would provide for the early release of thousands of inmates across the state, including 192 felons in Caddo Parish in the first wave, or so he says.

“There’s ways and things that need to be reformed on the criminal-justice system, but certainly we don’t need to do what we’re about to do,” said Prator.

The Justice Reinvestment Act is made up of 10 bills that were passed by the state Legislature and then signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards in June, in the hopes of changing Louisiana’s reputation as the most-imprisoned state in the country.

It is the hope that the act will reduce the state’s prison population by 10-12 percent and save some $262 million over the next 10 years.

To Prator, it’s all a waste.

“Simply put, the state of Louisiana is risking our safety for bragging rights and to save money,” he said.

But Prator later would show his whole ass, showing that he really doesn’t care about safety or bragging rights. He is concerned, it would seem, about saving money, but only in the form of cheap or free labor.

“The [prisoners] that you can work, the ones that can pick up trash, the work-release programs—but guess what? Those are the ones that they’re releasing!” Prator fumed in a video clip tweeted out by Shaun King. “In addition to the bad ones… they’re releasing some good ones that we use every day to wash cars, to change the oil in our cars, to cook in the kitchen, to do all that where we save money, well, they’re going to let them out!”

http://www.theroot.com/la-sheriff-furious-at-new-laws-allowing-for-release-of-1819395204

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  • KingFreeman
    KingFreeman Way UpMembers Posts: 13,731 ✭✭✭✭✭
    🤬 a sherrif prator.
  • stringer bell
    stringer bell Members Posts: 26,212 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2017


    Smh @ those soulless 🤬 ass deputies in the background.. Looking on like “yea sir 🤬 yous always right”…
  • skpjr78
    skpjr78 Members Posts: 7,311 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Too numb to be angry or shocked.
  • SneakDZA
    SneakDZA damn, am I a sinner? Members Posts: 11,223 ✭✭✭✭✭
    He really used getting free car washes and oil changes as a reason to keep people in 🤬 as if everybody in LA is is getting free detailing done by inmates as a perk of living there?

    I'm surprised he didn't throw in something about who's going to screw his fat-ass wife while he watches if they let them go.
  • Koltrain
    Koltrain Mr. MOMembers Posts: 4,286 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Private prison doesn't get enough scrutiny
  • stringer bell
    stringer bell Members Posts: 26,212 ✭✭✭✭✭
  • AP21
    AP21 Sion Guests, Members, Writer, Content Producer Posts: 17,743 ✭✭✭✭✭
    that's @caddo man part of the state
  • HafBayked
    HafBayked Members Posts: 16,248 ✭✭✭✭✭
    that 🤬 aint lived here since the 90's mane

    ya'll gone put some respeck on my name

    im the only Shreveport poster right now
  • Copper
    Copper The WickMembers Posts: 49,532 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2017
    🤬 is a Shreveport?
    ...anyway


    Damn at Anna hitting on the point of having 🤬 cops as props...most whites dont get that nuance
  • leftcoastkev
    leftcoastkev Nothing left to prove Bay Area, CAMembers Posts: 6,232 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2017

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    looks like a 38 year old Shawn from Power.

  • skpjr78
    skpjr78 Members Posts: 7,311 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2017
    Slavery was never abolished in the United States. It is just as legal today as It was 200 years ago. The 13th amendment which most people erroneously think outlawed slavery makes it very clear that slavery is permitted just as long as you're held in involuntary solitude by the state instead of by an individual. 🤬 John cant force you to pick cotton on his plantation anymore but if 🤬 John becomes sheriff John he can force you to wash cars, change oil and cook for as long as he wants and there's nothing you can do about it. They game never changed. All they did was substitute the word prison for the word plantation.

    13th Amendment
    Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

  • AP21
    AP21 Sion Guests, Members, Writer, Content Producer Posts: 17,743 ✭✭✭✭✭
    HafBayked wrote: »
    that 🤬 aint lived here since the 90's mane

    ya'll gone put some respeck on my name

    im the only Shreveport poster right now

    for some reason, i keep thinking you from Monroe lol
  • LPast
    LPast Members Posts: 4,546 ✭✭✭✭✭
    So you knew this already because you were woke...

    So you this video gives you proof...

    What's the next step?
  • HafBayked
    HafBayked Members Posts: 16,248 ✭✭✭✭✭
    AP21 wrote: »
    HafBayked wrote: »
    that 🤬 aint lived here since the 90's mane

    ya'll gone put some respeck on my name

    im the only Shreveport poster right now

    for some reason, i keep thinking you from Monroe lol

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    naw playa
  • janklow
    janklow god's lonely man. Members, Moderators Posts: 8,613 Regulator
  • HafBayked
    HafBayked Members Posts: 16,248 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 2017
    dont mind if I pull some excerpts....🤬 dont click lanks

    If Louisiana is arguably the most punitive state in America, Caddo Parish, home to the city of Shreveport, is likely the most punitive in Louisiana. Caddo lies in the far northwestern corner of the state. Long and thin on the map, the parish is bordered on the east by the squiggly 19th-century contours of the Red River. It’s home to an Air Force base and a Harrah’s Casino and, thanks to some tax breaks for Hollywood, the city has been the backdrop for several movies.

    In 2015, a writer in the New Orleans Advocate called the death penalty a “cottage industry” in Shreveport. Caddo Parish led the country in death sentences per capita for some time, and between 2010 and 2014 was responsible for three of every four people sent to Louisiana’s death row. It is also among the 2 percent of U.S. counties responsible for more than half of America’s death sentences.

    In their vigor to send suspects to death row, Caddo prosecutors have been known to invoke the wrath of 🤬 , and to instruct to jurors that no less than Jesus himself would demand that they hand down the ultimate penalty. That sort of unapologetic fire-and-brimstoning has attracted a lot of media attention.

    Caddo also seems to have a race problem. Aviv pointed out last year in the New Yorker that 77 percent of the people sentenced to die in the parish have been black, though blacks make up only about 49 percent of the population. Of the black people Caddo has sent to death row, almost half were sentenced for killing white people. Meanwhile, despite a long and ugly history of racial terrorism by white supremacist groups (the parish once carried the well-earned nickname “🤬 Caddo”), a Caddo jury has never sentenced a white person to die for killing a black person. One 2015 study found that over the previous decade, prosecutors in the parish used peremptory challenges three times as often to strike black people from juries as others. To look at it another way, Caddo prosecutors bumped 46 percent of qualified blacks from juries in criminal cases, vs. just 15 percent of qualified jurors of other races. Earlier this month, the parish’s sheriff complained about the new reform laws, which would allow for the release of some nonviolent prisoners. The sheriff lamented that the prisoners targeted for release were those “we use every day to wash cars, to change oil in our cars, to cook in the kitchens,” comments that to some were reminiscent of convict leasing programs.
  • HafBayked
    HafBayked Members Posts: 16,248 ✭✭✭✭✭
    If it weren’t for Caddo Parish, capital punishment would have been largely phased out in Louisiana by now,” wrote New Orleans Advocate columnist James Gill in 2015. “And Caddo largely owes its preeminence to just two prosecutors, Dale 🤬 and Hugo Holland.” Over one five-year stretch, the two men alone secured six death sentences in a parish of just 256,000 people.
  • janklow
    janklow god's lonely man. Members, Moderators Posts: 8,613 Regulator
    HafBayked wrote: »
    dont mind if I pull some excerpts....🤬 dont click lanks
    haha, go wild, i was being lazy and not quoting today

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