Helicopter-proofing: Many older jails are classified as heritage sites: Costs of performing upgrades unsustainable

Stories that deal with heritage sites are of interest to many people.

A June 8, 2014 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Modern prisons designed to prevent helicopter jailbreaks, expert says.”

The article notes that newer jails have design features that provide a measure of protection against helicopter breakouts.

It adds that many of the older jails “have been classified as heritage sites, making the cost of performing upgrades unsustainable in some cases.”

I’ve added the article to a list of updates at the beginning of the following post:

Farmers’ fields north of Montreal is where the City of Laval was built

 

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