Start A Petition

Alabama Sheriffs Filled Their Wallets By Starving Prisoners


Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, injustice, greed, corruption )

Freya
- 558 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Alabama law lets sheriffs keep whatever doesn't get spent on food from their jail food funds. Now 49 of those sheriffs are refusing to disclose how much of that money made it to detainees' plates, and how much landed in their own pockets.



   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday January 10, 2018, 8:47 pm
Flipping as*holes. Lock these creeps up and throw the keys away. Thanks Freya
 

Animae C (508)
Thursday January 11, 2018, 1:37 am
Shared.

TY F
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday January 11, 2018, 6:28 am
Disgusting.

Shared over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Thursday January 11, 2018, 1:01 pm
$1.75 a DAY to feed grown adults. That isn't even enough, let alone let the sheriff keep the extra money left over from the food budget. Left over! From a $1.75 a Day, not even a meal, a day!

I've read other articles where prisoners are going hungry and begging their already hurting families for some extra food money. The people already lost a family members income and now with the letters of I'm hungry must pinch out some more money from what they are trying to exist on.

This Nation has no place to call itself "exceptional"........unless used along with the word cruel, exceptionally cruel.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Society & Culture





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.