A Canadian inquest that looked into the recent murder of an inmate by his serial killer cellie made the following recommendations after listening to two days of testimony:
- Prisons across the country should consider housing multiple murderers in their own cells and allow dangerous offenders to jump the queue for their own sleeping quarters
- “all information” regarding inmates be made available to a broader group of staff before a transfer is approved
- mandatory single accommodation should be considered in the case of multiple murderers
- measures implemented at Mountain Institute following its own internal investigation into the death be carried out on a national level, such as requiring wardens to report on progress of high-profile inmates transferred from “special handling units.”
- Corrections should review its policy regarding flashlight intensity and explore alternate technologies to detect inmates’ body heat
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