Explain FIVE factors that make it difficult for the prison department in Kenya to work effectively
Inadequate/ dilapidated facilities have led to congestion and frequent outbreak of diseases inadequate vehicles and equipment.
Increase in number of Prisons has led to poor living conditions
Inadequate finances have led to provision of poor service such as food
Inadequate number of prison warders leads to overworking hence brutal handling of prisoners
Poor living conditions low salaries of prison officers has demoralized them and affected their performance of duty
Corruption of prisons has forced some prisoners to pay so as to get better services
Shortages of trained counselors to assist in reforming the inmate effectively
Inadequate food, medical facilities and clothing for inmates
Some inmates have become hardened thus, difficult to rehabilitate
Political interference/ rapid changes affecting prisoners.