Currently browsing tag


Enjoying leftovers: Sheriffs feed inmates, keep extra cash

FILE-In this Thursday, June 17, 2010 file photo, lunches are transported on an elevator upstairs to the prisoners, at the Etowah County Detention Center in Gadsden, Ala. For decades, Alabama sheriffs have made money by feeding prisoners for only pennies per meal and pocketing reimbursement funds that critics say could …