Chaos in our Jails
Unrest at the Langkat jail was sparked by officers’ bad behavior. Management and supervision must be fixed.
Unrest at Langkat’s special incarceration institution for narcotics shows the government’s failure to bring order to jails. The government has not been serious enough in improving penitentiary management, allowing incidents like that in the North Sumatran city to repeat themselves. Officers’ low integrity, and bad management and supervision result in dirty practices in jails which are difficult to erase.
At the Langkat...