Guard Shortage In Indianapolis Jail Could Be Fatal

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http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/5/049453-8635-009.html Changes in patrol priorities and employee turnover often leave the Marion County Jail in Indianapolis with an average less than one guard for every 100 prisoners, a situation that makes the facility the most dangerous jail in the state, the Indianapolis Star reports. Without improvements, Indiana chief jail inspector Paul E. Downing says, someone will be killed. "I don't believe there is sufficient staff to protect each other," Downing testified in federal court . . .

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