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Old 02-15-2012, 01:40 PM
 
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This is a notorious jail in the history of NYC. Many rappers claim to have spent time there as kids. I've read old NYT articles about kids escaping and committing suicide. Have you heard anything about there growing up in NYC?

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Old 02-15-2012, 02:13 PM
 
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There's the legend that some Muslim kids were forced to eat pork while the guards laughed.
Sexual abuse? Probably also involved which is common in many of these institutions for boys.

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Old 02-15-2012, 02:32 PM
 
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So this is being billed as a "Notorious jail in NYC" and the example you give for this jail is a "Legend" that a muslim kid had to eat pork while the guards laughed? Really? The horror! I am sure they inflicted other torture such as making lactose intolerant kids eat ice cream, and made them eat their broccoli without any butter or salt.

Sign me up....I guess jail ain't so bad after all.
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:38 PM
 
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and made them eat their broccoli without any butter or salt.

That is just plain heresy, my friend.
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:03 PM
 
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So this is being billed as a "Notorious jail in NYC" and the example you give for this jail is a "Legend" that a muslim kid had to eat pork while the guards laughed? Really? The horror! I am sure they inflicted other torture such as making lactose intolerant kids eat ice cream, and made them eat their broccoli without any butter or salt.

Sign me up....I guess jail ain't so bad after all.
When your bowels are assaulted at Lincoln Hospitals psych ward I'm sure you gonna run back to Mott Haven and share your horrors with your tenants and the entire community.
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:40 PM
 
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Why are we talking about Lincoln Hospital now? I thought we were talking about Spofford? I would not walk into that hospital for a simple headache, and any ambulance picking me up will take me to Mount Sinai otherwise I won't be getting in. If I am forced to Lincoln because I am unconscious or unable to communicate for some reason, assuming I survive until I awake or can communicate, I will demand and get a transfer out.
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Old 02-15-2012, 03:46 PM
 
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Spofford... You had better get your mind into a fighting mentality while your on the bus ride there because once you get in there 8 +/-1 out of 10 times your going to have to fight on the spot.

Real lord of the flies type of mentality in there. The same thing goes for C-74 on Rikers island.
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:08 PM
 
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So this is being billed as a "Notorious jail in NYC" and the example you give for this jail is a "Legend" that a muslim kid had to eat pork while the guards laughed? Really? The horror! I am sure they inflicted other torture such as making lactose intolerant kids eat ice cream, and made them eat their broccoli without any butter or salt.

Sign me up....I guess jail ain't so bad after all.
Yes, they inflicted. I said in my first post that sexual abuse probably happened against boys. But the fact is that correction officers allowed boys to rape girls.

From the link, In my one month at Spofford, three different girls told me they were raped by boys who corrections officers allowed to go into their cells Just Detention International

Spofford Juvenile Detention Center was closed in 2011.
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:25 PM
 
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This happens at all of these places...and happens in the public domain also...or haven't you ever heard of cops raping women? Are you also going to enlighten me about how prison guards beat up inmates? Or how about how prison guards unfairly treat prisoners they don't like? All of this happens in the real world, and is exacerbated in these kinds of environments.

In reference to this specific article, one has to wonder why this person was repeatedly incarcerated over the course of so many years....weird huh? Based on their initial horrible experience, one would think that they would do whatever they could to never return to a prison or detention center, yet they kept going back over and over again.
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:37 PM
 
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Yes, they inflicted. I said in my first post that sexual abuse probably happened against boys. But the fact is that correction officers allowed boys to rape girls.

From the link, In my one month at Spofford, three different girls told me they were raped by boys who corrections officers allowed to go into their cells Just Detention International

Spofford Juvenile Detention Center was closed in 2011.
You spent time there or you worked there?
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