Archive for the ‘Arizona’ Category

400 vacancies?

March 3, 2007

DETENTION OFFICER: $17.32 – $20.69/hour to start. Phoenix, Arizona; Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Excellent benefits. No experience necessary. Contact 602-307-5245, 1-877-352-6276 or 400 vacancies.

These ads are being run all over the US. The question is, why do they have four hundred vacancies?

just some female inmates

December 10, 2006

Maricopa County female inmates march for chain gang duty in Phoenix, Arizona in this file photo. Tough sentencing laws, record numbers of drug offenders and high crime rates have contributed to the United States having the largest prison population and the highest rate of incarceration in the world, according to criminal justice experts. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)


I realize that this may be a sexist comment, but the fourth and fifth prisoners look like some pretty tough females.