VIOLENCE INCREASING IN JAILS.
Byline: SUE DOYLE Staff Writer
Violence is mounting inside two Ventura County jails as inmate INMATE. One who dwells in a part of another's house, the latter dwelling, at the same time, in the said house. Kitch. 45, b; Com. Dig. Justices of the Peace, B 85; 1 B. & Cr. 578; 8 E. C. L. R. 153; 2 Dowl. & Ry. 743; 8 B. & Cr. 71; 15 E. C. L. R. 154; 2 Man. & Ry. 227; 9 B. & Cr. populations soar SOAR - 1. State, Operator And Result. A general problem-solving production system architecture, intended as a model of human intelligence. Developed by A. Newell in the early 1980s. SOAR was originally implemented in Lisp and OPS5 and is currently implemented in Common Lisp. , leaving no room for some to sleep except on the floor or in day rooms, authorities said.
With jail facilities pushing beyond capacity, Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks is seeking funding to build an addition to one of them, the Todd Road facility. Total build-out is estimated at $80 million and would bring about 800 more beds.
As a temporary solution, the department is considering on-site modular housing to ease the overflow of inmates.
``The level of distress has grown,'' Brooks said. ``We've continued to adapt and put bunks in day rooms and have done things we'd rather not do for the safety of our facilities.''
Inmate population in the department's two jails hit a record high Oct. 8 with 1,803 inmates -- about 200 more than capacity, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the department.
overcrowding of animal accommodation. Many countries now publish codes of practice which define what the appropriate volumetric allowances should be for each species of animal when they are housed indoors. Breaches of these codes is overcrowding. in the jail system began about three years ago, when the Ojai Honor Farm closed because the county couldn't afford to staff it. Since then, inmates have been funneled into two jails instead of three, and the population immediately hit maximum capacity, Brooks said.
Meanwhile, as jail space becomes more dense with inmates, tensions are rising. Although the facilities haven't seen the rioting that rocked Pitchess Detention Center A detention center or a detention centre is any location used for detention. Specifically, it can mean:
One solution so far has been the early release of nonviolent offenders, a strategy that began in 2004. About 7,150 inmates, including drunk drivers, drug dealers and those who haven't paid child support, have seen five days shaved shave
v. shaved, shaved or shav·en , shav·ing, shaves
a. To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver: off their sentences to create more bed space.