New Orleans Judges Order Release Of Some Prisoners From Jail Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Releasing as many prisoners as possible could help prevent a catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak.

3/27/2020

Releasing as many prisoners as possible could help prevent a catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak.

Releasing as many prisoners as possible could help prevent a catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak.

Thursday that he approves of the judges’ order. The order came the same day the Orleans Parish Public Defenders for the release of all prisoners who: Are susceptible to serious health consequences from COVID-19 because of their age or health Are being held on misdemeanor charges or felonies that are not crimes of violence or sex charges Are being held on probation or parole detainers Are serving a sentence that ends within 30 days “We are putting hundreds of people in the direct path of the contagion the longer we wait,” the Orleans Public Defenders tweeted on Wednesday. “We have the opportunity to jump in front of a catastrophic outbreak in the jail, if immediate action is taken.” The growth rate of coronavirus infections in Louisiana in the two weeks that followed its first confirmed case was the fastest in the world, Read more: HuffPost

Yeah, this is absolutely atrocious. I hope one of these released prisoners robs your house just to prove how wrong you are. (Btw, I really dont wish that on you, it would just be rather amusing to me if it did happen to whoever wrote this article). Releasing hordes of felons on the community will work if all the non criminals are well armed.

I'm confused isn't that the best place to have people confined that's what we keep saying we need people to do is be confined Yeah, just give them all the address of their Correctional Facility and make them promise to return when all of this is over. Meanwhile everyone who doesn’t break laws gets to enjoy the influx of criminals we PAY 70k a year EACH to keep at bay. Wonderful.

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