Report: Tamms Prison Has More Guards than Inmates
The newspaper says state payroll records show that the Tamms' security staff has clocked at least $884,000 in overtime over a one-year period ending Nov. 12. That's even as inmates in the solitary-confinement supermax unit are kept in their cells for all but one hour each day. Several state lawmakers say they find the costs surprising and worth examining.
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