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Buckel Comments on COVID-19 Inmate Releases

May 4th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

There's a political saying not to let a crisis go to waste. During the pandemic, several hundred prisoners have been released from Maryland prisons, which falls in line with a political philosophy that believes several inmates don't belong in jail to begin with. We asked 1B Delegate Jason Buckel if some are taking advantage of the pandemic…

3 Responses to “Buckel Comments on COVID-19 Inmate Releases”

  1. May 04, 2020 at 9:43 am, Pat said:

    Makes a lot of sense! Release inmates but you want the law abiding citizens to stay in their homes. What do you think the inmates are going to do?


    • May 04, 2020 at 10:12 am, mac said:

      > Some of them will probably break into your home too.


  2. May 04, 2020 at 6:02 pm, Joe Wellberg said:

    Prisoners are better off remaining in prison at this time especially since their aren’t that many jobs available right now. It makes no sense to release any prisoners till their is also the reopening of the economy and then release those who would otherwise been release either had served full sentence or release on parole with 5 months or less left on their sentence.


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