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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM1301
Professor
Carolyn Gordon
Semester
Winter

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Jail Tour Established in 1862Held men women and childrenyoungest was a 7 year old pick pocketer Closed in 1972 for inhumane living conditionsFirst escape attempt was in the 1890s by 2 menswapped identities 6 Solitary confinement cells naked and strapped down spread eagle to the floor with only a honey bucket Only given 15 minutes of unchaining which were used to eat and use the honey bucket There was no light and inmates would be kept here for 24 days typically but could be up to 6 months Swearing violence etc were causes of solitary confinement Single cells were 3x9 with a single bed and a honey bucketThe cell hallway was called The Range and inmates were put in the hallway for 12 hours of the dayArthur B English was the official hangman in 1913Only 3 official hangings to
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