NYT: A Volatile Mix Fuels a Murder
Unsettling NY Times exposé on the privatization of the prison system and how, for one man, a system ill-equipped to handle violent criminals cost him his life.
The Times’s findings on the Harris killing, part of a 10-month examination of the halfway-house system in New Jersey, underscore how financial concerns are playing a pivotal role in prison privatization in the state, which is a national leader in this movement.
With budgets tight, the authorities are using halfway houses as dumping grounds for all kinds of inmates.
Delaney Hall (website) operates on Doremus Ave, on the far East of the East Ward.