Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
A stunning story in the New York Times. Though cell phones are banned in state and federal prisons, the prohibition doesn’t work. Not even close.
Cell phones find their way into prison cells by the thousands where inmates can use them for all kinds of devious purposes: Organize a strike among inmates, gang violence, drug trafficking, target places for robberies, order seafood and cigars or other contraband. Or they can just play online games.
A cell phone was even found under Charlie Manson’s mattress.
Makes me wonder to what extent this might be a problem in Franklin’s House of Corrections or any of the state penitentiaries.
Read more here.
Note who opposes a ban for inmates.