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Yorkshire prison officer speaks of ‘horrendous’ violence in prisons – News21USA

A former prison officer said the violence behind bars made him feel like he was “fighting for his life.” The officer described “horrendous” assaults on staff, violence between inmates and self-harm. Prison inspectors have raised concerns about overcrowding as the prison population has risen 8% to 88,225 over the past year. The Prison Service said […]