Inmates can earn time out under new system

Inmates can earn time out under new systemPrisoners will be able to earn more time out of their cells and greater work and study opportunities under a new privilege-based system being rolled out across the country. However, if they misbehave, they will be penalised with… [NZ Politics]

Again the government ignores the populace. We want criminals behind steel bars not behind local bars. If you do the crime you do the time.

Under this government if you do the crime you get a slap up feed, heated flooring, flat panel TV's and if you are good and quiet and don't give the guards any hassles you get to have time off for the laborious penance that prison has become.

For gods sake we need Sheriff Joe here fastlest prisoners start getting an idea that they live in a hotel. At $297 a night we could rent reasonably good rooms at any 5 star hotel in? Auckland so I guess they are living in a hotel, albeit a secure one.