Thursday, January 30, 2014

Dead of Night

Late night jail releases leave some people with few options - Grant Scott-Goforth

... In the last month, more than 150 people were released between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. — a cold, lonely time of night when transportation, shelter and other help is in short supply. The practice of releasing people late at night poses more than an inconvenience, it has had tragic outcomes twice in recent months.

So why does the jail release inmates in the middle of the night?...