Center helping inmates pay debts
Mississippi runs four restitution centers at a cost of more than $2.6 million a year, but a fifth center that opened this spring costs the state nothing.
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#1 Dec 21, 2009
These places are a joke.I was there and had stay two weeks with no job gaining a extra $1,000 in debt.The place charges $6oo for rent and puts you at a job making $8.50 an hour.Plus transportation fees of $25 a week.I owed only $1,110.50 which my family had to pay in full because in four months they only put $500 towards my fine.
#2 Nov 23, 2010
I CAN NOT UNDERSTAND HOW THE GUYS AT THE WORK CENTER IN WALNUT GROVE SURPOSE TO PAY RENT PAY BUS FOR GAS TO WK PAY TO WASH CLOTHES EVENING IF THEY DON'T WASH THEM PAY RENT NO AIR CONDITION THAN SURPOSE TO PD THERE FINE OFF HOW CAN YOU SOME ONE IS PUTTING MONEY IN THERE POCKET
#3 Nov 25, 2010
i am a friend of inmate at work center the man wk center wed they get pd he wanted $40.00 out of his draw couldn't get it cause they told him he didn't have enought in account after he has been there for more than a yr does book keeper have something to do with this to she get's pd $1.00 a day so say on there paper work
#4 Mar 30, 2012
These people don't want to work. They are constantly complaining and trying to get restrictions so they can get easier jobs. Some even try to file worker's comp claims on problems they brought on the job when they were hired. I would not recommend hiring these people. They are a libality.
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