Damning report lifts lid on drug and organised crime problem in South Yorkshire prison

A damning report has exposed a chronic drug problem in a South Yorkshire Prison - with two thirds of inmates admitting it is easy to get a hit behind bars and one quarter having developed an addiction while serving their sentences.
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Peter Clarke, has questioned whether HMP Lindholme in Doncaster is a suitable place to hold high numbers of prisoners with organised crime connections who are determined 'ply their trade' while behind bars.
A HM Inspectorate of Prisons report, published today, said the jail has an 'intractable drugs problem' and with 'high levels of... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 46
Source: The Star
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