Steve Prator thinks nonviolent offenders should be harvested for their free labor.
Steve Prator, a Louisiana sheriff, unintentionally admitted that prison is the new slavery during a press conference earlier this week. The Caddo Parish official lamented that nonviolent offenders are being released from jails because the prison “can work” those inmates for free or next to nothing, saving money and profiting off their labor.
The Louisiana sheriff bemoaned plans to release non-violent criminals early because they wash his car for free.
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca won a reprieve Wednesday when an appeals court ruled he could remain free while he appeals his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying. Baca, 75, was convicted earlier t...