The Chronicle brings us a website with information about the Harris County Jail. The site is called
harriscojail.com. In it, ex-inmates are interviewed. As a young patrolman once told me, it never ceased to amaze him how it seems that people are lining up to get inside the county jail. It appears to be true. At anytime of day people can be seen coming in.
"Future inmates can learn the ropes before they go to jail," said Tom McConnon, a designer of the Web site owned by Jail Media, based in Orem, Utah. "Going to jail has to be scary for anyone. The more you know going in, the more confident you'll be."
So, are any of my wonderful readers planning on getting arrested in Harris County and winding up in jail? Then this is the site for you.
"We were trying to come up with an underserved market," she (Katie Nielsen) said."
Well, the thugs are out slanging and banging and not too smart to plan their trip to jail ahead of time.