Overcrowding at Dwight corr center

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Arthur Green

Springfield, IL

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Apr 26, 2010
 
Dwight's prison population is so rediculous that the prisoners are sleeping on floors. Once again, thanks to the govenor,there could be room for those that really that space.Shorttimers are the one's suffering. two wrongs don't make a right. He really needs to start correcting some of his mistakes. The minor mistakes the less offensive prisoners made shouldn't have to make them suffer especially in a place with no airconditioning.Alcatraz got closed down,or so I thought.
Dwight Worker

Kankakee, IL

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Apr 27, 2010
 
Arthur, where did you get this information?

I have worked at the prison for close to 14 years and in all that time I have seen prisoners sleeping on the floor once. That wasn't for overcrowding. It was because the furnace went out in the building they were in and the inmates were moved to the rec hall overnight so they would be warm.
Arthur Green

Springfield, IL

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May 19, 2010
 
I got that information from someone who was released from there recently,and they were saying that they had 3 2 4 people in a two person cell.
Mike

Joliet, IL

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Jun 21, 2012
 
All I know is this very well could make Dwight into a ghost town, not to mention that abandoned places are a magnet for teenage vandels and the like.
verla

Bellevue, WA

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Aug 31, 2012
 
well i think that they should let the ones out that have 8 months or less if people are sleeping no the dam floors but why would they care they think every one im there is a bad criminal yea ok

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