answer this questions
Nearly 80% of the detainees on Rikers Island have NOT been convicted of a crime. Over half of the detainees cannot afford bail. How does poverty impact incarceration?
What percent of detainees are diagnosed with a mental illness? How are individuals who have a mental illness treated at Rikers?
What does “holding it down” mean?
Do you think Cathy Morris should have been remanded to Rikers Island (DOCUMENTARY TIME AROUND 18:11)?
How does Rikers promote violence – give TWO examples.
Who are the Latin Kings? AND What does BLOOD stand for?
How are the COs (correctional officers) also “doing time?”
How is Rikers Island a multimillion-dollar business?
Give some details about what solitary confinement is like.
Jail is supposed to be for no more than one year, yet some people are spending 4+ years in jail – how can this be?
What are some of the struggles recently released individuals are facing in the community?
answers need to be from the video at the bottom