Prison does not distribute masks to the prisoners: you will be swallowed

The 33-year-old Courtney Moore was arrested at the end of June because of a minor offense and denounces the conditions in the prison, so Alabama.com reported "

Prison does not distribute masks to the prisoners: you will be swallowed

The 33-year-old Courtney Moore was arrested at the end of June because of a minor offense and denounces the conditions in the prison, so Alabama.com reported "". "It is ridiculous. I was exposed to a non-secure environment. I think that it is very, very irresponsible, and in order to continue to arrest people and to risk their health,“ said Moore.

When he came into prison, have you removed him, the mask he had to wear in the courtroom. He did not get a new mask and also the other inmates and the staff had worn no protection.

Neither distance nor hygiene measures

He criticized the more that you let him with multiple people in a confined space have to wait. A young woman who was imprisoned at the same time as he, Claire, and Tolomei, adds that you also not been given the opportunity to wash your hands properly. In addition, your temperature had been measured, but no one have asked for a Corona-like symptoms, or any travel, risk contacts, or the like. You summed it up: "It is, as you would do so, as the Virus does not exist within the prison walls."

Brent Patterson, a spokesman for the local Sheriff's Department, defended, however, the conditions in the prison. In accordance with the guidelines and recommendations of the "Southern Health Partners", the company, which is intended for the medical care of the inmates.

Patterson says that the Madison County jail to take the Coronavirus very seriously and for this reason sick prisoners isolate and resistant on the cleanliness eighth. Those were before the crisis a Job, now had the task to disinfect the prison. The prisoners-cleaner and would be contrary to the testimony of Claire Tolomei, a disinfectant for the hands.

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masks as a security risk

After last week, a Corona-infection among the staff, it was confirmed to all employees wear masks. For the prisoners, they are provided only in special cases, for example, if you were to run your work through the jail or appear in court. Patterson two main announced reasons for the decision.

the masks would represent an additional security risk. The metal wires, which are processed in some nose pieces, could be used to hurt themselves or others. "If you give them face masks with metal wires in the nose piece, they will eat you. You swallowed,“ said the spokesman. With the added injuries to the prisoners were allowed to come to the infirmary to endure where it is far more pleasant - or you to add without the intention of fatal injury if swallowed. But even without this nose piece, there are risks, because you can tie it together and a rope from it could make.

in addition, Patterson doubted that the prisoners would wear the masks at all. "If we were to give each inmate in this prison of a mask, you would not wear you", instead, you would have to go unused just around on the ground.

Other prisons to have the Situation, however, different hand. Thus, for example, reported way, Lori Miles, spokeswoman for the local Sheriff that, in the Mobile County jail in Birmingham, masks for both the staff as well as prisoners and used would be. In this prison there were, however, between the months of April and may, a confirmed Corona outbreak.

"We make everything, what to do and even more"

Brent Patterson is behind the actions in the jail of his County and believes that you are the reason why it has not yet been Corona-the case among the prisoners given: "We do everything, what should we do and even more. We use any means that you can use to combat the crisis to arrive.“ Courtney Moore and Claire Tolomei require, however, a further step of: masks for the prisoners.

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Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 07:26

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