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Old 12-29-2019, 01:00 PM
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What is it like in a parish jail compared to a city jail. A parish is similar to a county btw in case you did not know.
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I think they're similar. I am familiar with Louisiana parishes & also with Georgia county jails from my advocacy work. Many are county jails.I know Atlanta has a city jail but they are in the process of closing it & repurposing the building.The county jails are more the norm in Georgia & they are similar to parish jails.
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Im sorry i should have elaborated on my question a little more. I was actually wanting to know how different a county/parish jail is compared to a city jail
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I would have to say there are far fewer privileges in a city jail as compared to a parish jail. There is much less freedom and little to no exercise time. That's what I can think of off the top of my head. I moved your thread here to the Louisiana forum where you may get more answers. By the way, why that kind of question?
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