View Single Post
  #3  
Old 06-07-2019, 09:43 AM
Fire2Prisons Fire2Prisons is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: MA, USA
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I've heard this, too, and that they are moving US citizens out to make room for immigrants in migrant detention. I called the number the LA DOC has for WCC (318-628-3971) and it rang for about 3 minutes then disconnected. The few people I knew at Winn have been moved. They said before they were moved that they were hungry and that there wasn't even soap in commissary-- cruelty which would make sense if they were closing the prison. One person also said that they were in the last group that would be leaving the prison

As the other poster said, they've been having financial trouble for years and kept cutting amount paid per prisoner (Winn is/was a private prison). Even CCA cut ties and it's currently run by LaSalle. Detaining migrants is unfortunately a good source of money that is unlikely to dry up soon.
Reply With Quote