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Resource ID: #18346
Subject: Prisons
Source: Westword (Denver)
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Date: May 25-31

Description

Westword reports on federal inmate Tony Francis, whose case highlights the inability of the Department of Prisons to prevent violence or protect prisoners from each other. Prisoners who "check-in" to protective custody make themselves even more of a target than a prisoner who won't defend himself. Tony Francis' solution was to get caught escaping and isolated without the stigma of being a snitch.

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