2004-01 Opposes and Condemns the Practice of Torture in Prisons Here and Abroad

The National Convocation of Jail and Prison Ministry, for reasons of morality and justice, opposes and condemns physical abuse, sexual abuse, medical abuse, humiliation and emotional and physical torture of the incarcerated anywhere.

We call for an end to such abuses in local, state, federal, military and international jails, prisons, detention centers and in all other sites throughout the world. We oppose such victimization by any system.

We urge that those responsible for such abuses be exposed and suitably disciplined.