Jefferson Exchange | October 1, 2013
Tue October 1, 2013
State Prison Culture Comes To The County Jail
Journalists have the differences between "jail" (shorter-term stays, generally pre-trial) and "prison" (longer stays, post-conviction) hammered into them.
But California's prison/jail realignment is narrowing the differences between the institutions.
Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko says keeping former state prisoners in his county jail is bringing aspects of prison culture into the jail, not a happy development.