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To: OldBullrider
El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles admitted Friday morning there was flaw in the way trash was disposed of at the jail and said they have fixed that flaw to prevent future escapes. He did not go into specifics of what was changed.

Hehehehe... For some reason I picture a bunch of swords welded to the crusher plates (if that's what they're called).

14 posted on 07/09/2010 7:39:51 PM PDT by LibWhacker (America awake!)
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To: LibWhacker

The trash prolly now has to be passed through a grating instead of the open end of a chute.


24 posted on 07/09/2010 7:45:34 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: LibWhacker
I have seen compactors in action at large retailers,etc..It is usually just a flate plate affixed to a large hydraulic ram;there is a relief valve that sets the maximum compression force so the ram or the container won't be damaged.They are also rather noisy due to the large electric motor/hydraulic pump ,so that a person's screams might not be heard.The pressure is usually sufficient to squish all the air and empty space out of the trash but not really condense solid objects.

I would expect any person hiding inside the trash to die of suffocation and probably also have bruised internal organs,broken ribs,and dislocated joints.This assumes he was hiding amongst a bunch of the usual cardboard boxes,etc. If a person was the ONLY item in the container when it was cycled the results would resemble roadkill.

29 posted on 07/09/2010 7:50:20 PM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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