Pretty in Pink Jail?

1 decade 3 years 8 months ago Wednesday, November 08 2006 Nov 8, 2006 Wednesday, November 08, 2006 8:29:04 PM CST November 08, 2006 in News
Source: (Copyright 2007 The Associated Press All Rights Reserved.)
The Dallas County Detention Center is being repainted a soft shade of pink in an effort to better manage sometimes volatile detainees. Sheriff Mike Rackley says the new look is part of extensive repairs necessary after inmates set a fire and vandalized the interior in an escape attempt. The damage is estimated at more than 41-thousand dollars. Painting the jail pink is an idea backed up by science. Researchers have documented the ability of certain colors to evoke emotional and physical responses. ------ Information from: Springfield News-Leader, http://www.springfieldnews-leader.com (Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-11-08-06 1224EST

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