Problem

Disruptive behaviour in prisons

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

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.

Narrower Problems:
Assaults on prison staff
Aggravates:
Prison suicides
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
12.08.2019 – 18:15 CEST