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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-073
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
.... Those who carried themselves respect- fully, he treated or dealt with likewise. I was in a hearing board meeting where they were deciding whether I would get of lockup, solitary confinement. His coworkers didn t want to let me of lockup because they said I was a Blood gangbanger. But this officer...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-074
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... recommendation to let you of lockup, he said. I almost fell to the floor. Of all the pos si ble scenarios running through my mind, this one blindsided me. Tell me, please, why should I do that? he continued. I was speechless. I had given up years ago on ever being let out of solitary. Although every six...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-060
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 129 54 The Source When I was in the county jail awaiting trial, I would wait till after lockup to read any mail I received. I wouldn t even look to see who wrote me. I d just toss it under my bunk. I d discovered that, more often than not, if I read their letters right before going to sleep, I...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... in exchange for reduced sentences. These were true positive relationships. Those who carried themselves respect- fully, he treated or dealt with likewise. I was in a hearing board meeting where they were deciding whether I would get of lockup, solitary confinement. His coworkers didn t want to let me...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-058
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... that holding cell. Psycho kept shaking his head as if trying to resist the thought of giv- ing up. Helpless 125 Listen, if you go to lockup, maybe you ll get the medical attention you need. Fi nally, he reluctantly agreed. I pressed the intercom button to notify the deputy in the control booth to...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-082
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... me away to the Deeside lockup. They say we locking up all you people who carry beard. From Deeside he was taken to Wakefield, where he was manacled to another Rastafarian, Vincent Ellis, who had been trying to buy a ticket to see a film at the Wakefield movie house when he was captured. On the...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... lockup, maybe you ll get the medical attention you need. Fi nally, he reluctantly agreed. I pressed the intercom button to notify the deputy in the control booth to open the pod door so Psycho could comply with the order. Go to your cell! the officer ordered. I ain t going nowhere, I responded. Not...
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012092-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1209-2
..., accessed May 24, 2019, http staging . cca . com / insidecca / corrections - corporation - of - America - rebrands - as - corecivic. 9 For example, Detention Watch Network, Banking on Detention: Local Lockup Quotas and the Immigrant Dragnet, Detention Watch Network, 2015, accessed January 5, 2018, https...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-038
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... aimless or angry ghosts. Rumors almost every day of a death. A woman who in a drunken rage had killed her husband with a kitchen knife. A young man drowned when he attempted to swim the river after a night s heavy drinking. Another thrown into the police lockup to sleep off the effects of a binge, but...
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By Catherine Besteman
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013006-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1300-6
... any other single employer in the country. The irony is not lost on incarcerated workers, one of whom told the New York Times, I went from making $15 an hour as a chef to $1 a day in the kitchen in lockup. These are not people convicted of a crime they are civil detainees awaiting a judge s...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... husband with a kitchen knife. A young man drowned when he attempted to swim the river after a night s heavy drinking. Another thrown into the police lockup to sleep off the effects of a binge, but going berserk and taking his own life. Too much shame, Toby said, recalling these deaths. We got too much...
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By Diana Taylor
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008897-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0889-7
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., pried out his hands, and wielded a knife to cut through a prison wall. Setting aside normal procedure, not a single guard had shown up for duty at the lockup’s main door. While four were found at fault, the handcuffs, chains, and iron collar became a police display, along with the wooden bits...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-078
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... bed and point his gun at me and I came out. They start with their stick dem and they gun to murder me in the worst condition. Then they take me away to the Deeside lockup. They say we locking up all you people who carry beard. From Deeside he was taken to Wakefield, where he was manacled to...
Published: 23 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4