Skip to comments.DOC memo: We're no longer calling inmates "prisoners", "convicts" or "offenders"
Posted on 11/04/2016 10:18:10 AM PDT by PROCON
They were once prisoners, inmates or offenders. Now, the nearly 19,000 residents of Washingtons 12 state prisons will be referred to another way.
Those serving time in prison will no longer be referred to as offenders or convicts, according to a memo from the leader of the Department of Corrections. If theyre in a class behind bars, theyll be called students. If theyre in the prison infirmary, theyll be called patients. And, spokesman Jeremy Barclay said, if no other moniker applies, theyll be called incarcerated persons.
Secretary of Corrections Richard Morgan has put out a memo to staff requesting the alternation of vocabulary, said Barclay. Secretary Morgan is trying to remove negative connotations when referring to those who are or have been imprisonedas well as their families.
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It might make them feel bad./SHEESH
How about “Guests of the state”? What idiots control our government!!
They have no problem calling honest, hard working Americans racists.
Eff them. ALL of them.
A nation of as***
I hope this idiotic DOC decision will be tossed out by PRESIDENT TRUMP
So “IPs” will just become another term for convicts.
How about ‘Restricted Recalcitrants’?...............
New term is Comrades.
“Those serving time in prison will no longer be referred to as ‘offenders’ or ‘convicts,’ according to a memo from the leader of the Department of Corrections. If theyre in a class behind bars, theyll be called ‘students.’ If theyre in the prison infirmary, theyll be called ‘patients.’ And, spokesman Jeremy Barclay said, if no other moniker applies, theyll be called ‘incarcerated persons.’”
And by that I mean the leftist politicians.
why not? some people even call an apparently illegal Islamonazi infiltrator “President”
Resume, 2010-2013 Full time student at Shawshank.
An incarcerated person is a convict. A prisoner could be a war prisoner. But I like Jail bird.
Well, don’t forget that they’ll be voting next week. Gotta’ give them lots of respect, ya’ know.
101 - break-ins
102 - finding reliable accomplises
103 - Casing the joint
104 - Hiring the right atty
So how do I tell the difference between the "students" at the University of Washington who are allowed to leave campus and the "students" in prison in Washington who are not?
"Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. Every concept that can ever be needed, will be expressed by exactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten. Already, in the Eleventh Edition, we're not far from that point. But the process will still be continuing long after you and I are dead. Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller." - 1984, George Orwell
Graduated Magna Cum Larceny.
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