Folks on the outside cannot request or make anything happen on the inside. Inmates with a clean conduct record and that show a willingness to follow recommended programming will get asked to join the work release program.
What are the qualifications for getting into the work release program in Cobb County where inmate gets out during the day to make money?
The inmate must have a perfect conduct record, has shown aptitude on programming and effort towards successful reentry. The counselors select the inmates for work release. We would suggest any inmate wanting to get these type details need to interact with the staff and counselors on a regular basis. If they are constantly observing an inmate with a civilized approach in their daily course of living, the more likely they are to being chosen for the work detail that happens...Read more
The highest prison wage in the prison is paid by a joint venture program. It is a private company that operates using inmate labor. Their wages are minimum wage with the payments going to three different places. The prisoner has to pay room and board, a share goes to a bank account to assist the inmate upon release from prison. As well as a portion of the prisoners pay check goes to a family member if desired and some to...Read more
Yes, inmates make millions of license plates each year. Here are some other products and services that inmates are placing into the public sector. 1. BOOKS FOR THE BLIND There are 36 prison Braille-writing programs in the United States. Through the American Printing House for the Blind, offenders help write K-12 textbooks for blind students. In Missouri, the Center for Braille and Narration Production employs 102 convicts, many whom are certified through the Library of Congress. They transcribe anything, from novels to...Read more
It could be for a number of reasons. If you call the facility, they may or may not tell you why. Work release is reserved for inmates with the best record while incarcerated. Work release is a privilege as the inmates are working outside the complex with a minor supervision and a high level of trust. If something happened that would remove that status, it might be why they've taken him off work release. Or it could be something else...Read more
Inmates are paid anywhere from $.12/hr to $.40/hr depending on the job and the responsibilities. There are instances where inmates that rise to supervisory positions can receive pay exceeding $1.00/hr but that is rare.
Almost every inmate must have a job. They range from working in the kitchen, in education, landscaping, recreation, construction, plumbing, electrical, as a medical orderly, as an orderly cleaning the general areas, clerking for staff, working in the chapel are among the many jobs available for inmates. The pay is between 12 - 40 cents per hour. Some inmates actually have the opportunity to make a bit more money in their jobs if they take on a supervisory role reporting...Read more
What if an inmate can't do any job due to health problems ? ( cant walk properly on his feet)? Will it affect him ? or his sentence will not be reduced ??
The staff does a good job of figuring out what jobs they can/will assign the inmates. There are clerical jobs, jobs in education, an orderly in the library and many other tasks that can be performed by the elderly, the injured or the disabled. They usually get everyone something to do. Jobs also benefit the inmates as they help get them into a routine which really makes the time go by faster.
Are the prison guards using the incarcerated ladies as slaves on the farm duty are they neglecting the prisoners needs for bathroom breaks and water and are they treating them more like animals than humans ?
That is largely a myth, it makes for good television but it is not how the system works. Certainly, prison labor seems tantamount to slavery as there is very little pay but inmates that get to work outside the institution in farm duty is a pretty decent detail for the inmates. They are outside, they are working at something somewhat rewarding and it gives them something to look forward to and a job is better than sitting around being unproductive....Read more