Disruptive behaviour in prisons

Other Names:
Maladjusted prisoners
Unruly prisoners
Inadequate prison discipline
Troublemakers in prison
Violent offenders

In 1993, the UK imposed stricter disciplinary penalties in its jails for disruptive inmates, prompted in part by extreme overcrowding and volatile conditions in certain prisons. A riot at Reading remand centre had caused more than £11 million worth of damages and injured 12 prison officers.

Reduced By:
Beating of prisoners
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST