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City Jails Ignored Safeguards to Save Suicidal Inmates
New York Post ^ | 6/27/14

Posted on 06/27/2014 1:46:06 AM PDT by nickcarraway

In one case, a mentally ill New York City inmate hanged himself from a shower pipe on his third try in three days. During that stretch, orders to put him on 24-hour watch were apparently ignored, along with a screening form that said he was “thinking about killing himself.”

Another inmate hanged himself with a bedsheet from an air vent in a solitary-confinement cell after repeatedly telling guards he was suicidal.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: New York
KEYWORDS: criminals; inmates; jail

1 posted on 06/27/2014 1:46:06 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Crying crocodile tears...

At least they saved the taxpayers some money.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 1:57:42 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: nickcarraway
Child-molesting Fed Kills Self


3 posted on 06/27/2014 2:07:17 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Innovative

They saved the taxpayers money only in the short term. the family will file-and will win- a wrongful death lawsuit. Count on it.

CC


4 posted on 06/27/2014 2:48:49 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Innovative

Until the family’s wrongful-death lawsuit


5 posted on 06/27/2014 3:44:23 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t see what that hang-up is...


6 posted on 06/27/2014 5:52:26 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't lfive through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Innovative

Do you need help tying knots? What’s the problem here?


7 posted on 06/27/2014 8:18:47 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: Celtic Conservative

The lawyers are upset they lost a client, I guess?


8 posted on 06/27/2014 8:21:24 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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