When I retired they had not quite got round to T .V.s in cells but it was on the way. The buzz word throughout the service was time out of cell so;- the tosser of a governor we had at that time to amass brownie points added time on production at crown and magistrates court as time out of cell. As we were a remand prison we topped the league.flymo said:X.R.D said:slim said:Perhaps if prisons and young offenders institutes were returned from the en-suite hotels that they have become to the spartan conditions that they used to be things may change. At present a spell in the nick is treated by many as a holiday.
I'm not being funny but the prisons i've unfortunate enough to have to visit weren't the palacial affairs people seem to think. I never saw T.V's in their cells and just looked bloody depressing!
The prison in Jersey is called the La Moye - known locally as La Moye Hilton. Individual cells, TVs, gaming consoles ...deterrent? I don't think so.