When the Washington State DOC’s former chief Bernard Warner describes solitary confinement, he doesn’t sugarcoat it. “I saw firsthand the conditions and environment in those housing units,” he tells TakePart.com. “It was pretty horrific.”
The Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that around 20 percent of prisoners have spent time in solitary confinement.
By Emily Andrews
October 5, 2016Colorado | Lance Lowry | Rick Raemisch | SHU | Solitary Confinement | takepart.com | Washington